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Partners in Caring and Community: Service-learning in Nursing Education

As national trends in health care delivery shift to community based settings the integration of service learning into health professions education becomes an increasingly important issue for health professions educators,...

Management of Experiences in Community-based Dental Education

The successful management of community-based service-learning relies on developing and maintaining community partnerships that meet both the educational mission of the dental school and the service mission of the community...

Moving Beyond Flexner

This article provides an overview of the Flexner Report and its impact on medical training institutions. It also highlights the development of the Beyond Flexner Alliance and its work with...

The Social Mission of Medical Education: Ranking the Schools

Background: The basic purpose of medical schools is to educate physicians to care for the national population. Fulfilling this goal requires an adequate number of primary care physicians, adequate distribution...

Vision 2020 Measures University of New Mexico’s Success by Health of Its State

The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center (UNMHSC) adopted a new Vision to work with community partners to help New Mexico make more progress in health and health equity...