Health policy education in America and its enlightenment to China' s higher medical education

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Author:
JI Hai-ying(College of Medical Humanities, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin 300070, China)
Journal Title:
Chinese Journal of Medical Education
Issue:
Volume 32, Issue 03, 2012
DOI:
10.3760/cma.j.issn.1673-677X.2012.03.057
Key Word:
America;Health policy education;China' s higher medical education;Enlightenment

Abstract´╝Ü In order to participate in medical treatment reform better and provide health care for patients efficiently,21" century physician should have some knowledge of health policy.So the health policy education in medical schools is great significance to medical student's future work as a doctor.This paper illustrates the development of American health policy education and its current status,and its enlightenment to China' s higher medical education.According to the American health policy education,it should be improved the curriculum design of the Humanities and Social Science in medical schools; enhance the building of teacher resources in health policy education field; explore the methods of teaching and implementation for the education of health policy in China's high medical education.

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