Palliative care module within a required geriatrics clerkship: taking advantage of existing partnerships.

@article{Pan2002PalliativeCM,
  title={Palliative care module within a required geriatrics clerkship: taking advantage of existing partnerships.},
  author={Cynthia X Pan and Rainier P. Soriano and Daniel J Fischberg},
  journal={Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges},
  year={2002},
  volume={77 9},
  pages={936-7}
}
OBJECTIVE LCME has recently required that all graduating medical students learn about end-of-life care. This program describes the design and integration into an existing geriatrics clerkship of a palliative care module that teaches the foundations of end-of-life and palliative care to medical students. DESCRIPTION Faculty experts in geriatrics met during a series of weekly meetings in 1999 to design a mandatory four-week-long clinical clerkship in geriatrics. Since the palliative care… CONTINUE READING

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