Mount Sinai School of Medicine receives prestigious AAMC Grant for Chronic Illness Care education

(New York, NY) The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) awarded Mount Sinai School of Medicine the Enhancing Education for Chronic Illness Care grant. The grant, totaling $125,000, is funded by the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation to stimulate the development and implementation of innovative approaches for educating medical students and resident physicians on the challenges and rewards of caring for patients with chronic illnesses.

Dr. Erica Friedman, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education, Dr. Mark Babyatsky, Residency Program Director and Dr. David Thomas, Medical Director, Division of General Internal Medicine are co-principal investigators on the grant.

Currently there are more than 100 million Americans afflicted with at least one chronic disease and 85 percent of Medicare beneficiaries have at least one chronic disease. The cost to the United States is staggering--75 percent of all health care spending goes to caring for those patients.

"The number of chronically ill increases as the elderly population grows. It is essential that we continue to educate our medical students and residents on a wide array of issues related to the care of people afflicted with chronic disease," states Dr. Freidman of Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

The grant will be used to redesign undergraduate and graduate medical education at Mount Sinai School of Medicine so the medical students and internal medicine residents can learn about and care for patients with chronic illness. The ultimate goal is to improve care of patients with chronic illness, both from the patient's and the healthcare team's perspectives.

A new approach to education
Dr. Friedman is spearheading the development and implementation for undergraduate medical education. The program will entail two longitudinal, team-based patient care experiences throughout the four year medical school curriculum: Seniors as Mentors (SAM) Program and the Chronic

Contact: Mount Sinai Press Office
The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. New breakthrough treatment for spinal cancer patients at Mount Sinai
2. Mount Sinai and EXACT Sciences announce study results on study stool DNA testing for colon cancer
3. Wiley to assume publication of Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine
4. Mount Sinai researcher finds drinking water safe to drink
5. The Mount Sinai Medical Center recognized for excellence in bariatric surgery
6. Mount Sinai Global Health Center receives $1M grant
7. Mount Sinai and YAI/NIPD Network join forces to further quality of care for people with autism
8. Mount Sinai launches combination therapy trial to treat Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis
9. CNIC commits 5 million Euros to the Mount Sinai School of Medicine
10. Mount Sinai expands cutting-edge molecular testing
11. Mountain bikers are cautioned to ride with care - major injuries do happen

Post Your Comments:

(Date:1/23/2020)... ... , ... The Mount Sinai Health System has once again been ranked among ... was ranked No. 3 in the “Healthcare & Social” category and No. 19 overall ... City’s largest academic medical system, including eight hospitals, a leading medical school, and a ...
(Date:1/23/2020)... ... January 23, 2020 , ... Worldwide Business with kathy ireland® ... Michelle Berger and Vice President of Dairy and Frozen, Jimmy Farber to discuss their ... that creates organic food and snack options at an affordable price. The company believes ...
(Date:1/23/2020)... ... January 23, 2020 , ... Merger and acquisition activity ... fourth quarter of 2019, according to data from HealthCareMandA.com. The total is the lowest ... in 2018, when 65 deals were announced. , One deal disclosed a price in ...
(Date:1/23/2020)... (PRWEB) , ... January 23, 2020 , ... ... and risk services for organizations that operate vehicle fleets in North America and ... subscriber-based e-newsletter, will be published monthly with content accessible on the company’s website. ...
(Date:1/23/2020)... ... January 23, 2020 , ... The Incentive Research Foundation ... of Trustees. Representing all segments of the incentives, rewards, and recognition industry, the ... research and providing education highlighting the power of incentive and motivational programs. The ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/23/2020)... ... 2020 , ... Claremont Place Senior Living, a Meridian Senior ... receive a deficiency-free survey in August 2019 as administered by the California Department of ... daily by our committed and caring staff, that not only meets, but also exceeds ...
(Date:1/22/2020)... ... January 22, 2020 , ... Santa Rosa Consulting, Inc. ... the healthcare industry, announced today that Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH) has ... Epic EHR. SIH is a prominent multi-hospital health system dedicated to promoting the ...
(Date:1/12/2020)... ... , ... New Life Hiking Spa offers 5 reasons why a ... book an affordable option. , Improved health and happiness: , Although a regular ... sight see and a try a new cuisine, the joy that people experience is ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
Cached News: