EM1608D "What a Time to Be Alive”: Lesson from #Millennials and Clinical Curricular Innovation @UTSW (IM GR-081916)

Discuss the characteristics of the Millennial generation and Millennial medical students in the context of evolving undergraduate medical education curricula, focusing on innovative changes at UT Southwestern, and provide practical guidance for educators in working with Millennials and confronting generational gaps.

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Target Audience

UT Southwestern faculty, fellows, residents and medical students, community physicians, nurse clinicians, physician assistants and nurses.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Discuss characteristics of Millennials and implications for medical education
  • Describe strategies to bridge generational gaps in medical education
  • Describe the context of change in medical education, and how innovative approaches compare with Millennial learning preferences
  • Describe strategies to engage Millennial students in medical education, specifically in early clinical training, and the utilization of technology and social media
  • Describe the development and implementation of the New Curriculum at UTSW, in addition to novel clinical curricula for UT-PACT and the Ambulatory Care Clerkship
Course summary
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  • 1.00 AMA
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Photo: Adrian Salazar, M.D.Adrian Salazar, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of General Internal Medicine

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA


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