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This article is from BMC Medical Education, volume 14.AbstractBackground: The move to frame medical education in terms of competencies – the extent to which trainees -can do- a professional responsibility - is congruent with calls for accountability in medical education. However, the focus on competencies might be a poor fit with curricula intended to prepare students for responsibilities not emphasized in traditional medical education. This study examines an innovative approach to the use of potential competency expectations related to advancing global health equity to promote students’ reflections and to inform curriculum development. Methods: In 2012, 32 medical students were admitted into a newly developed Global Health and Disparities GHD Path of Excellence. The GHD program takes the form of mentored co-curricular activities built around defined competencies related to professional development and leadership skills intended to ameliorate health disparities in medically underserved settings, both domestically and globally. Students reviewed the GHD competencies from two perspectives: a their ability to perform the identified competencies that they perceived themselves as holding as they began the GHD program and b the extent to which they perceived that their future career would require these responsibilities. For both sets of assessments the response scale ranged from -Strongly Disagree- to -Strongly Agree.- Wilcoxon’s paired T-tests compared individual students’ ordinal rating of their current level of ability to their perceived need for competence that they anticipated their careers would require. Statistical significance was set at p 



Autor: Mullan, Patricia B; Williams, Joy; Malani, Preeti N; Riba, Michelle; Haig, Andrew; Perry, Julie; Kolars, Joseph C; Mangrulkar, Rajesh; Williams, Brent

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