Achieving Excellence in Medical Education / Edition 1by Richard B. Gunderman
Pub. Date: 07/02/2007
Publisher: Springer London
A goldmine of theoretical insights and practical suggestions, Achieving Excellence in Medical Education explores the essential question facing medical educators and learners today: What is our vision of educational excellence, and what can we do to enhance our performance? Among the topics explored within this engaging, informative, and thought-provoking text are&… See more details below
A goldmine of theoretical insights and practical suggestions, Achieving Excellence in Medical Education explores the essential question facing medical educators and learners today: What is our vision of educational excellence, and what can we do to enhance our performance? Among the topics explored within this engaging, informative, and thought-provoking text are:
• Education’s position as a priority of medical schools
• Seminal educational insights from non-medical educators
• Best practices of outstanding educators and learners
• Promises and pitfalls of new educational technologies
• Key resources for promoting excellence in medical education
• Medical education’s role in preparing future leaders
• Leadership roles for medical schools in universities and society
"Richard Gunderman’s remarkable volume Achieving Excellence in Medical Education is truly a learned treatise on medical education, educational evaluation, academic medical center leadership, and organizational development for excellence."
—Thomas S. Inui, ScM, MD,
President and CEO, Regenstrief Institute; Sam Regenstrief Professor of Health Services Research;
Associate Dean for Health Care Research, and Professor of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine,
Indianapolis, IN, USA
"Gunderman draws on a rich tradition and provocatively challenges us to enact an ethical medicine that makes teaching and learning integral to clinical practice."
—Alfred I Tauber, MD, Professor of Philosophy;
Zoltan Kohn Professor of Medicine, Director, Center for Philosophy and History of Science, Boston University,
Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
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- 1st Edition.
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- 0.42(w) x 9.21(h) x 6.14(d)
Table of ContentsEducation matters.- Theoretical insights.- Understanding learners.- Promoting learners.- Educational excellence.- Educational technique.- Obstacles to excellence.- Organizational excellence.- Center of excellence.- Educational leadership.
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