There has been a growing recognition that our health care system is struggling. Despite spending over $2.5 trillion per year on health care, the US still ranks 16th amongst 17 peer countries in health outcomes. Medical education and medical educators must collaborate with clinical and research experts to better prepare our physicians to be a part of the solution.
This presentation will describe the origin of and strategies for implementing the UCSF Bridges Curriculum. Our overarching goal is to train physician leaders who continue to excel as researchers and clinicians as well as understand and improve the complex system in which they work. Our curriculum will prepare students to 1) Collaborate more effectively; 2) Innovate within complex systems; and 3) Create new models of care to take our health system to the next level.
To do this, the Bridges curriculum will provide authentic workplace learning experiences that leverage the talents and commitment of our students to improve health today while sustaining these skills in future practice.
Outline the differences between pedagogical and design based curriculum redesign strategies.
- Contrast the different knowledge and skills needed by successful physicians in the 21st century with those needed in the 20th century.
- Apply principles of authentic workplace learning and communities of practice to an outcomes based curriculum redesign project.
- Consider how technology can facilitate this transformation