Developing a novel Poverty in Healthcare curriculum for medical students at the University of Michigan Medical School.

@article{Doran2008DevelopingAN,
  title={Developing a novel Poverty in Healthcare curriculum for medical students at the University of Michigan Medical School.},
  author={Kelly M. Doran and Katherine Kirley and Andrew R Barnosky and Joy C Williams and Jason E. Cheng},
  journal={Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges},
  year={2008},
  volume={83 1},
  pages={5-13}
}
Nearly 90 million Americans live below 200% of the federal poverty threshold. The links between lower socioeconomic status and poor health are clear, and all physicians face the resulting challenges in patient care. Current medical school curricula do not adequately prepare students to address this issue despite recommendations from the Association of American Medical Colleges and the Institute of Medicine. In response, students and faculty at the University of Michigan Medical Center… CONTINUE READING

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