Tag : patient-centered medical education

ABSTRACT: Committing to patient-centred medical education

BACKGROUND: Regular encounters of patients and medical students in a managed and structured consultation format, to focus on partnership in health care and chronic illness management, can address the student learning and professional development requirements facing contemporary medical education. CONTEXT: To engage and maintain such a strategy demands commitment and a belief in

ABSTRACT: A patient-led educational program on Tourette Syndrome: impact and implications for patient-centered medical education.

BACKGROUND: Graduate medical education about Tourette Syndrome does not typically focus on understanding the perspectives and perceptions of individuals with the condition. PURPOSES: Explore the impact of patient-centered, patient-led education programs on participant knowledge and empathy for patients. METHODS: Seventy-nine medical residents and students at five training sites in New Jersey attended patient-led presentations. Results