Posted: April 2, 2020

Teaching Prevention Through Electives

Description

This article describes four approaches that foster student learning in preventive medicine: population health, international health, American Medical Student Association opportunities, and public health degree programs. The authors describe how these types of electives enable students to participate in preventive health activities through experiential learning within and beyond academic medical centers.

Authors

Mina Silberberg, PhD, Duke University School of Medicine

Learner Audience

Undergraduate Medical Education (UME)

Domain

Systems Based Practice

Resource Type(s)

Discussion, Small Group [≤12]
Discussion, Large Group (>12)

Instructional Method(s)

Distance Learning - Asynchronous
Distance Learning - Synchronous

Keywords

Population Health, Preventive Medicine