Thomas H Glick

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In July 1968, an explosive epidemic of acute febrile illness occurred at a county health department facility in Pontiac, Michigan. Illness characterized principally by fever, headache, myalgia, and malaise affected at least 144 persons, including 95 of 100 persons employed in the health department building. The mean incubation period was approximately 36(More)
Clinical cases for problem-based learning should capture the relevance of patient encounters, and not serve merely as a 'take-off' point for scientific study. As a vehicle of learning, the case should drive the science and the science should drive the case. Decision points elicit intellectual commitment, and help to raise the level of inquiry. Our cases are(More)
The pathogenesis of Reye's syndrome encephalopathy was analyzed in terms of uniform criteria designed to clarify and assist evaluation of the leading hypotheses. Three of these hypotheses derive from known metabolic sequelae of hepatic mitochondrial dysfunction and the severe systemic catabolism of protein, fats, and carbohydrates that characterize the(More)
  • Thomas H Glick
  • Academic medicine : journal of the Association of…
  • 2005
How should medical educators choose learning objectives and teaching content in clinical education? Given the information chain reaction, coverage of all significant topics in sufficient depth is not possible. Choosing subjects of high priority is essential if education is to have maximum impact on quality of care. These priorities should not derive from(More)
  • Thomas H Glick
  • Academic medicine : journal of the Association of…
  • 2002
The challenge of how best to evaluate educational scholars (and specifically, clinician-educators) and teachers for promotion continues to confront academia. While the work of educational scholars and teachers often overlaps, the terms for justifying their promotion differ substantially. In each case, the author maintains that evaluation should be oriented(More)
The study's objective was to promote understanding of the integration of preclerkship learning in neuroscience, psychiatry, and neurology and to share the authors' experience with such a program. A dualism, which may have survived in the past for lack of robust evidence of mind-brain relationships, is now increasingly outmoded. Medical school education(More)