Training the Physicians of Tomorrow

IN FOCUS: HEALTH SYSTEMS SCIENCE

Leadership lessons in medical school

Prioritizing an overlooked lesson in medical school: How to lead

Physicians are expected to lead health care teams, yet med schools traditionally offer few opportunities for students to take leadership roles in shaping curricula. Change is afoot.

South Africa program takes health systems science international

Health Systems Science began as a collection of concepts. When grouped together, those concepts—the study of health care delivery systems, value, quality improvement, teamwork in health care, etc.—became the third pillar of medical education and offered the framework for implementing the ideas across the nation. So what’s next? How about going global.

Real-world examples bring health systems science home

New approach equips med school grads for tomorrow’s health system

Seeds sown to change medical education continue to bear fruit

Changing how future physicians are educated and trained

As health navigators, students see value of team approach

New textbook is first to teach “third pillar” of medical education

Hotspotting gives med students insight on vulnerable patients

Students learn health system as whole, C-suite to parking lot

Patient safety culture should start in medical school

Value-based care, an elusive concept, enters the curriculum

At these 3 med schools, health systems science is core component

Going beyond clinic’s 4 walls to address health’s social roots