Two sides of the same coin: Elements that can make or break clinical learning encounters

Abstract Phenomenon: This project explored how faculty, residents, and students at an academic medical center have experienced meaningful learning moments, what contributed to such moments within the clinical learning environment, and how these moments map on to a previously developed conceptual model of the learning environment. Approach: During AY 2018-19, the authors interviewed faculty (n=8), and residents (n=5) from the …

Analyzing the cost of medical education as a component to understanding education value

Problem What is the cost of medical education?  In 2016, the average yearly tuition for students was $36,755 for public US medical schools  and $60,474 for private US medical schools1 , and the average indebtedness for all medical graduates was $189,165.3  But tuition is only part of the picture. The total annual financial cost of …

Student-Faculty Co-Production of a Medical Education Design Challenge as a Tool for Teaching Health System Science

Posted 2021/04/08 Funding AMA Accelerating Change in Education Innovation Grant program Disclosures None What problem was addressed: Medical schools prepare students to enter a complex health system with the knowledge to care for patients but provide little training on the health system they join. Health systems science (HSS) is an important topic that is starting …