Tuesday, June 26, 2012

amednews.com: Med schools start picturing their place in a medical home world

 Medical schools and residency programs seek to teach teamwork, quality imrovement and community-based care to prepare students for practicing in a patient-centered medical home.

Carolyne Krupa, June 25, 2012.

As the health care system shifts toward a more patient-centered and outcomes-based approach, more medical schools and residency programs are exploring how to train the next generation of physicians to practice in the medical home model.

For many programs, the shift is causing them to rethink traditional medical education, including decisions about how, where and with whom they train students. Several schools either are testing new instructional models or are revamping their curricula to educate trainees on the medical home concept.

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