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Changing Landscape of Academic Women''s Health Care in the United States.

By: Rayburn, William F.
Contributor(s): Schulkin, Jay.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine, 48: Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, 2011Description: 1 online resource (179 p.).ISBN: 9789400709317.Subject(s): Women -- Health and hygiene | Women’s health servicesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Changing Landscape of Academic Women''s Health Care in the United StatesDDC classification: 362.1082 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Foreword; Preface; Contents; Contributors; 1 The Flexner Report and Evidence-Based Medicine Over the Past 100 Years; 2 Generational and Gender Shifts in Academic Medicine; 3 Clinician Educators: How Can We Meet the Expanding Need; 4 Interdisciplinary Womens Health Research and Career Development; 5 Part-Time Faculty and Their Hidden Value; 6 Trends in Faculty Salaries; 7 Healthcare Reform and its Potential Impact on Academic Womens Healthcare Practice and Training; 8 Faculty Satisfaction and Retention in Obstetrics and Gynecology; 9 Ethics in Academic Medicine
10 Preparing for Tomorrow in Academic Womens Health CareIndex
Summary: Since 2005 a dozen states and more than 15 specialties have reported a physician shortage or anticipate one in the next few years. This anticipated shortage and a worsening of physician distribution are compounded by a projected increased demand for women''s healthcare services. Women''s healthcare is particularly vulnerable, because the obstetrician-gynecologist workforce is aging and is among the least satisfied medical specialists. Furthermore, fellowship training in women''s healthcare in internal medicine and in maternal child health in family and community medicine involves only a small portion of general internists and family physicians. In response to this challenge, the Association of American Medical Colleges called for an expansion of medical schools and graduate medical education enrollments. As we cope with significant and rapid changes in organizations and reimbursement, academic departments of obstetrics and gynecology, family and community medicine, and internal medicine have opportunities to create a unified women''s health curriculum for undergraduate students, share preventive health and well-woman expertise in training programs, provide improved continuity of care, instill concepts of lifelong learning to our graduates, and better develop our research programs. This volume''s chapters focus on strategic planning on behalf of academic faculty who will train the anticipated additional load of students, residents, and fellows in women''s healthcare. -changing demographics of faculty -expanding roles of clinician educators -physician investigators and their future -the hidden value of part-time faculty -faculty salaries -required skillsets of academic leaders -the meaning of tenure and faculty satisfaction and retention. Recommendations presented here from authors with distinguished leadership skills indicate a consensus, but not unanimity. In furthering these goals, we summarize in the final chapter our collective expertise and offer ways to implement recommendations to better prepare for tomorrow''s needs in academic women''s healthcare.
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Foreword; Preface; Contents; Contributors; 1 The Flexner Report and Evidence-Based Medicine Over the Past 100 Years; 2 Generational and Gender Shifts in Academic Medicine; 3 Clinician Educators: How Can We Meet the Expanding Need; 4 Interdisciplinary Womens Health Research and Career Development; 5 Part-Time Faculty and Their Hidden Value; 6 Trends in Faculty Salaries; 7 Healthcare Reform and its Potential Impact on Academic Womens Healthcare Practice and Training; 8 Faculty Satisfaction and Retention in Obstetrics and Gynecology; 9 Ethics in Academic Medicine

10 Preparing for Tomorrow in Academic Womens Health CareIndex

Since 2005 a dozen states and more than 15 specialties have reported a physician shortage or anticipate one in the next few years. This anticipated shortage and a worsening of physician distribution are compounded by a projected increased demand for women''s healthcare services. Women''s healthcare is particularly vulnerable, because the obstetrician-gynecologist workforce is aging and is among the least satisfied medical specialists. Furthermore, fellowship training in women''s healthcare in internal medicine and in maternal child health in family and community medicine involves only a small portion of general internists and family physicians. In response to this challenge, the Association of American Medical Colleges called for an expansion of medical schools and graduate medical education enrollments. As we cope with significant and rapid changes in organizations and reimbursement, academic departments of obstetrics and gynecology, family and community medicine, and internal medicine have opportunities to create a unified women''s health curriculum for undergraduate students, share preventive health and well-woman expertise in training programs, provide improved continuity of care, instill concepts of lifelong learning to our graduates, and better develop our research programs. This volume''s chapters focus on strategic planning on behalf of academic faculty who will train the anticipated additional load of students, residents, and fellows in women''s healthcare. -changing demographics of faculty -expanding roles of clinician educators -physician investigators and their future -the hidden value of part-time faculty -faculty salaries -required skillsets of academic leaders -the meaning of tenure and faculty satisfaction and retention. Recommendations presented here from authors with distinguished leadership skills indicate a consensus, but not unanimity. In furthering these goals, we summarize in the final chapter our collective expertise and offer ways to implement recommendations to better prepare for tomorrow''s needs in academic women''s healthcare.

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