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A Holistic Approach to Patient Care: Social Work

New York, NY

Charlotte Sanders, MSW, teaching associate and Northwest Leaders in Behavioral Health Program field lead for the University of Washington School of Social Work, has been working in social services for more than 22 years. We sat down with Sanders to learn more about the important role of social work in health care today.

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The Road Traveled for New Medical Schools

New York, NY

Twenty-one new medical schools have enrolled students since 2006, when the AAMC called for an increase in U.S. medical school enrollment. In this latest report, Dr. Mike Whitcomb looks at the six schools that have opened most recently.

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New Academic Medicine Papers on Competency-based, Time-variable Education

New York, NY

In a new Academic Medicine supplement experts explore what it will take to transition to an education system in which students advance at their own pace, as they master a set of specific concepts and skills.

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An Education System that Works for Everyone

Macy Conference Chair Catherine R. Lucey, MD, discusses the importance of transitioning to competency-based, time-variable health professions education.

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