Innovative Health Care Disparities Curriculum for Incoming Medical Students

@article{Vela2008InnovativeHC,
  title={Innovative Health Care Disparities Curriculum for Incoming Medical Students},
  author={Monica B. Vela and Karen Kim and MS MSHuiTang and MPH Marshall H. Chin},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={23},
  pages={1028-1032}
}
1) To pilot a health disparities curriculum for incoming first year medical students and evaluate changes in knowledge. 2) To help students become aware of personal biases regarding racial and ethnic minorities. 3) To inspire students to commit to serving indigent populations. First year students participated in a 5-day elective course held before orientation week. The course used the curricular goals that had been developed by the Society of General Internal Medicine Health Disparities Task… CONTINUE READING