Critical thinking in health professions education: summary and consensus statements of the Millennium Conference 2011.

@article{Huang2014CriticalTI,
  title={Critical thinking in health professions education: summary and consensus statements of the Millennium Conference 2011.},
  author={Grace C. Huang and Lori R Newman and Richard M Schwartzstein},
  journal={Teaching and learning in medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={95-102}
}
PURPOSE Critical thinking is central to the function of health care professionals. However, this topic is not explicitly taught or assessed within current programs, yet the need is greater than ever, in an era of information explosion, spiraling health care costs, and increased understanding about metacognition. To address the importance of teaching critical thinking in health professions education, the Shapiro Institute for Education and Research and the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation jointly… CONTINUE READING