Values and ethics: a collection of curricular reforms for a new generation of physicians

TitleValues and ethics: a collection of curricular reforms for a new generation of physicians
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsCooper, RA, Tauber, AI
JournalAcad Med
Volume82
Pagination321-3
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsCompetency-Based , CURRICULUM , Development , education , Education, , educational , ethics , Ethics, , Humans , Measurement , Medical , Medical, , Physicians , Program , SOCIAL , States , undergraduate , United , VALUES
AbstractThe article reviews recent reforms in medical education that seek to prepare graduates to meet the full range of patients' physical and emotional needs. To do this the authors argue that medical school curriculum must be restructured so that knowledge and skills to imparted to students are taught within the context of values and ethics. This commentary explores these reforms within the context of three articles published in the same issue of Academic Medicine, Litzelman and Cottingham, Kanter and colleagues, and Dobie.
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