Rx: Doctors of Tomorrow | Resources
If you are interested in exploring the issues raised in Rx: Doctors of Tomorrow further, please find a selection of resources below.
The mission of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) is to work to ensure that the medical education and advanced preparation of new doctors meet the highest standards to keep pace with the changing needs of patients and the nation’s health care system.
The AAMC publication titled “A Snapshot of the New and Developing Medical Schools in the U.S. and Canada” offers a review of a holistic approach to medical education for training doctors for the practice of patient/person centered care.
The Josiah Macy Foundation’s mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing the education and training of health professionals. Through its programs, the Foundation strives to foster innovation in health professional education and to align the education of health professionals with contemporary health needs and a changing health care system. For related information published by the Josiah Macy Foundation, read a recent their 2013 Annual Report, “Alignment of Education and Practice Redesign”, and “100 Years after Flexner: Medical Education Ushers in New Era of Reform”.
The report “Partnering with Patients, Families and Communities: An Urgent Imperative for Health Care” outlines the partnerships recommended to ensure optimal health for all.
The mission of the Arnold P. Gold Foundation is to work with healthcare professionals in training and in practice to instill a culture of respect, dignity, and compassion for patients and professionals.
The mission of the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) is to advance an effective and efficient health system built on a strong foundation of primary care and the patient-centered medical home (PCMH).
The Robert Graham Center’s mission is to improve individual and population health by enhancing the delivery of primary care.
The mission of The Hofstra-North Shore - LIJ School of Medicine is to inspire diverse, promising students to lead and transform medicine for the betterment of humanity. “Putting the patient first” is the organizing principle of the school.