Competency-based medical education: implications for undergraduate programs.

  title={Competency-based medical education: implications for undergraduate programs.},
  author={Peter G Harris and L. Snell and Martin Talbot and Ronald M. Harden},
  journal={Medical teacher},
  volume={32 8},
Changes in educational thinking and in medical program accreditation provide an opportunity to reconsider approaches to undergraduate medical education. Current developments in competency-based medical education (CBME), in particular, present both possibilities and challenges for undergraduate programs. CBME does not specify particular learning strategies or formats, but rather provides a clear description of intended outcomes. This approach has the potential to yield authentic curricula for… CONTINUE READING
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