Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professional Education
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The Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professional Education (Global Forum) is an ongoing, convening activity of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine that brings together stakeholders from multiple nations and professions to network, discuss and illuminate issues within health professional education. Currently, there are 60 appointed members to the Forum who are academic experts and health professionals representing 19 different disciplines from 8 countries. Of these members, 47 are sponsors.
Since its inception in 2012, the Global Forum has used its guiding principles to direct much of the work of the Forum. These principles emphasize engaging students, being patient- and person-centered, and creating an environment of learning with and from partners outside of the United States. Members of the Forum gather twice a year to attend Forum-sponsored events that consider these principles during the agenda planning process. Topics for these activities are selected and developed by the Forum members themselves at separate meetings of the Forum.
As of March 2016, the Health and Medicine Division continues the consensus studies and convening activities previously undertaken by the Institute of Medicine (IOM).
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Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professional Education Activities:
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Consensus Studies Supported by the Individual Sponsors of the Forum
Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professional Education Perspectives
Several members of the Global Forum have explored topics of interest in further detail through National Academy of Medicine Perspectives. These perspectives, either in the form of discussion papers or commentaries, are available on the National Academy of Medicine website. Click here to explore Perspectives of the Global Forum
Upcoming Meetings for this Activity
November 14, 2019 - November 15, 2019 (9:00 AM Eastern)
Previous Meetings for this Activity
January 11, 2019 (8:00 AM Pacific)
December 4, 2018 - December 5, 2018 (8:00 AM Eastern)
November 13, 2018 - November 14, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)
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