Low priority of obesity education leads to lack of medical students’ preparedness to effectively treat patients with obesity: results from the U.S. medical school obesity education curriculum benchmark study
作者: W. Scott ButschRobert F. KushnerSusan AlfordB. Gabriel Smolarz
作者单位: 1Bariatric and Metabolic Institute at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
2Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
3Novo Nordisk Inc, 800 Scudders Mill Rd, 08536, Plainsboro Township, NJ, USA
刊名: BMC Medical Education, 2020, Vol.20 (7), pp.156-164
来源数据库: Springer Nature Journal
DOI: 10.1186/s12909-020-1925-z
关键词: ObesityMedical school curriculaObesity educationMedical studentMedical school education
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)Background(#br)Physicians are currently unprepared to treat patients with obesity, which is of great concern given the obesity epidemic in the United States. This study sought to evaluate the current status of obesity education among U.S. medical schools, benchmarking the degree to which medical school curricula address competencies proposed by the Obesity Medicine Education Collaborative (OMEC). Methods(#br)Invitations to complete an online survey were sent via postal mail to 141 U.S. medical schools compiled from Association of American Medical Colleges. Medical school deans and curriculum staff knowledgeable about their medical school curriculum completed online surveys in the summer of 2018. Descriptive analyses were performed. Results(#br)Forty of 141 medical schools...
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