Patients and Populations: Public Health in Medical Education

submitted by: jsears
Twelve years ago, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and the CDC established a formal relationship through a cooperative agreement “to strengthen collaborations between academic medicine and public health.” A consistent focus of cooperative agreement activities has been improving the public health, population health, and prevention aspects of medical education. Historically, these subjects were often omitted from the training of physicians. Contemporary medical educators...
Authors: Rika Maeshiro, Denise Koo, C. william Keck

The Importance of Teaching Pharmacogenomics in Pharmacy and Medical Schools

submitted by: KuoOffice

Pharmacogenomics relates to how genes control expression and structure of drug targets. Understanding pharmacogenomics and drug action are essential prerequisites for fulling mastering the concepts of this emerging discipline. Case examples of pharmacogenomic concepts is provided by Dr. Taylor.