Medical Education in Crisis: Training Doctors Without Faculty

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“Medical Education in Crisis: Training Doctors Without Faculty” – GHSP physician educator, Steven Humphrey’s, post as featured on AM Rounds, the official blog of AAMC’s journal, Academic Medicine, on May 15, 2014:

Not so long ago, I retired from the practice of cardiology and clinical teaching in the US. I’m now serving as a volunteer in the Global Health Service Partnership (GHSP), which aims to bring faculty to medical and nursing schools in resource-limited settings globally. Mullan and Kerry describe the GHSP in their recently published article. My post is a large national medical school in Tanzania, where I have been teaching internal medicine and cardiology for the past year. The enormity of the medical education crisis in Tanzania is hard to fathom. Read More