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Harvard Medical School

Understand how this school has reorganized its entire curriculum, utilizing new active-learning models and creating a mastery-oriented culture.
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In a full classroom, 4 medical students sit at a table and listen as their instructor speaks to them.

Joined January 2016

Harvard Medical School has launched its Pathways Curriculum with the goal of creating master adaptive learners who are self-directed, reflective, curious, cognitively flexible and capable of embracing uncertainty. To achieve this goal, Harvard has reorganized its entire curriculum, utilizing new active-learning models and creating a mastery-oriented culture.

2017 Spring Consortium Meeting

Poster presented: The Art of Asking Questions: An Analysis of First-Year Medical School Exam Questions

Need/gap addressed: A principal goal of medical education is to develop the critical thinking skills of present and future doctors. To achieve this goal, faculty must consider seriously the questions they pose to their learners.


Principal investigator: Edward Krupat, PhD
Director, Center for Evaluation

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

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