Value-Added Roles for Medical Students, INK, 1st Edition
- 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.