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Eastern Virginia Medical School

Discover how this school launched its CareForward curriculum to provide students with a better understanding of health systems science.
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5 medical students gather around their instructor during a lab.

Joined January 2016

Eastern Virginia Medical School has launched its CareForward curriculum in order to provide students with a better understanding of health systems science and make students catalysts for much-needed change in health care.

2017 Spring Consortium Meeting

Poster presented: Virtual Families—a Tool to Integrate Basic, Clinical and Health System Sciences

Need/gap addressed: In many case-based learning activities, the focus is the disease, disease process and standards of care. Virtual families can demonstrate core sciences and key socioeconomic, educational, mental health, lifestyle and environmental factors that impact the individual’s health outcomes.

Principal investigator: Senthil Kumar Rajasekaran, MD, FAcadMed 
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs 

The AMA awarded each consortium member a grant for its transformative medical education projects in key innovation areas.

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