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Capturing Curricula

Capturing Curricula Editorials represent the opinions EDITORIAL of the authors and JAMA and not those of the American Medical Association. medical school curricula. According to the primary out- Raymond H. Curry, MD come measure of hours of curricular instruction, LGBT- related content, to the extent it is offered, is predominantly EDICAL SCHOOL EDUCATIONAL LEADERS ARE AC- found in the first 2 curricular years. This approach may well customed to frequent survey requests about overlook significant learning opportunities in the clerk- curriculum content. The range of topics in- ship years in which didactic sessions might not even be in- Mvolved provides a window into various pres- dexed in the main school curricular database in sufficient sures for curricular content from within and outside the pro- detail to capture, for example, portions of a presentation fession, reflecting changes in medical knowledge, technology, about sexually transmitted infection prevention that ad- or the social context in which medicine is practiced or some- dresses women having sex with women. Even in the pre- times seemingly motivated more by popular or political cur- clinical environment, the most effective student learning rency. In the midst of the last decade, for example, there about LGBT issues is likely incorporated http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

Capturing Curricula

JAMA , Volume 306 (9) – Sep 7, 2011

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2011 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.2011.1266
pmid
21900143
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Abstract

Editorials represent the opinions EDITORIAL of the authors and JAMA and not those of the American Medical Association. medical school curricula. According to the primary out- Raymond H. Curry, MD come measure of hours of curricular instruction, LGBT- related content, to the extent it is offered, is predominantly EDICAL SCHOOL EDUCATIONAL LEADERS ARE AC- found in the first 2 curricular years. This approach may well customed to frequent survey requests about overlook significant learning opportunities in the clerk- curriculum content. The range of topics in- ship years in which didactic sessions might not even be in- Mvolved provides a window into various pres- dexed in the main school curricular database in sufficient sures for curricular content from within and outside the pro- detail to capture, for example, portions of a presentation fession, reflecting changes in medical knowledge, technology, about sexually transmitted infection prevention that ad- or the social context in which medicine is practiced or some- dresses women having sex with women. Even in the pre- times seemingly motivated more by popular or political cur- clinical environment, the most effective student learning rency. In the midst of the last decade, for example, there about LGBT issues is likely incorporated

Journal

JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Sep 7, 2011

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