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Value-Added Roles for Medical Students. The AMA MedEd Innovation Series

  • ID: 5349937
  • Book
  • October 2021
  • Elsevier Health Science
Providing real-life clinical experiences and context to medical students is an essential part of today's medical education, and the partnerships between medical schools and health systems are an integral part of this approach. Value-Added Roles for Medical Students, the second volume in the American Medical Association's MedEd Innovation Series, is a first-of-its-kind, instructor-focused guide that inspires educators to transform the relationship between medical schools and health systems with authentic workplace roles for medical students, adding relevance to medical education and patient care.
  • Gives instructors?the tools needed to create roles for medical students in the health system?that benefit the student's growth, empathy, and understanding of patient needs; develop a working knowledge of the health system itself; and provide true value to both the health system and patient experience.??? 

  • Contains both?theoretical and practical material for instructors and administrators, including guidance on how to implement value-added roles for medical students in today's institutions. 

  • Explains?how to apply a framework?to implement value-added clinical systems learning roles for students, develop meaningful medical school-health system partnerships, and train a generation of future physicians prepared to lead health systems change. 

  • Provides?numerous examples from schools with successful implementation?of value-added medical student roles such as patient navigators, community-based health care programs involving medical students, and more. 

  • Describes?real-world strategies for building mutually beneficial medical school-health system partnerships, including developing a shared vision and strategy and identifying learning goals and objectives; empowering broad-based action and overcoming barriers in implementation; and generating short-term wins in implementation.? 

  • Helps medical school faculty and instructors?address gaps in physician training?and prepare new doctors to practice effectively in 21st century health care systems. 

  • One of the American Medical Association Change MedEd initiatives and innovations, written and edited by members of the Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium - a unique, innovative collaborative that allows for the sharing and dissemination of groundbreaking ideas and projects. 

  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase.?Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

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Jed D Gonzalo Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Penn State Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Jed Gonzalo is Assistant Professor of Medicine and Public Health Sciences and Associate Dean for Health Systems Education. He oversees the design of curricula related to the emerging field of health systems science, which prepares physicians for evolving health systems. Gonzalo is funded by the AMA "Accelerating Change in Medical Education” initiative, has 39 peer-reviewed publications related to medical education and clinical research, and is one of the authors our AMA Health Systems Science text. In his first five years as a member of the Penn State faculty, Gonzalo has been awarded seven education awards. He also won the National Society of General Internal Medicine Scholarship in Medical Education Award in 2016.
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