Implementing Problem-Based Medical Education: Lessons from Successful Innovations

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Springer Publishing Company, Sep 15, 1985 - Medical - 276 pages
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A "Springer Series on Medical Education" book "This is a book about the origins, design, implementation, and effects of the [Primary Care Curriculum at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine]. It is also so much more. It is a first-person account of a moving human experience, in which somes deeply caring people search for ways to provide a humane, effective learning experience for students who are seen as preparing to be practitioners of a humane, changing profession....In the 1920s, Gertrude Stein observed that the United States was now the oldest country in the world, for it was the first to join the twentieth century. Perhaps, we must now view the University of New Mexico's PCC as among the oldest programs in medical education, for it may prove to have been one of the first to join the twenty-first century."--Hilliard Jason, MD, EdD, Director, National Center for Faculty Development in the Health Professions, University of Miami School of Medicine

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Contents

Origins
1
Problems to Stimulate Learning
16
Tutorial Groups in ProblemBased Learning
45
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About the author (1985)

Dr. Kaufman's specialties are Family Medicine and Internal Medicine. He is board certified in both. After graduating from State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, he completed an Internal Medicine residency at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York. He served in the Indian Health Service in South Dakota and in New Mexico before coming to UNM. Dr. Kaufman joined the Department of Family and Community Medicine in 1974 and is currently its chair. His primary interests are in creating innovative education and service models to address community, indigent, rural and population health needs.

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