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An Emerging Renaissance in Medical Education
J Gen Intern Med (2004)
  • William T. Branch, Jr. Md, MACP, Emory University
Abstract
Is a renaissance emerging in medical education? One hundred forty-five submissions to the Journal of General Internal Medicine’s Education Issue suggests pent-up demand for publication by medical educators. The innovative nature of many submissions suggests that faculty members across the United States and the world are responding creatively to current educational needs. Curricular innovation has in part been spurred by demands of professional organizations, which in turn are responding to societal needs. The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Outcome Project, which has identified six core competencies, has created the need for increased accountability for documenting proficiency in each of the six competencies (patient care, medical knowledge, interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism, practice-based learning and improvement, and systems-based practice
Keywords
  • ACGME,
  • MEDICAL EDUCATION
Publication Date
2004
Citation Information
William T. Branch. "An Emerging Renaissance in Medical Education" J Gen Intern Med Vol. 19 (2004)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/william_t_branch_jr/34/