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  • Drivers of D.M.D. Curriculum Change

  • Implementation of the Proposed Curriculum

  • Curriculum Revision Goals

  • Please comment below on the curriculum revision goals and the proposed changes to address them.
  • Goal 1: Incorporate more evidence-based and case-based learning methods throughout the curriculum to promote critical thinking and to further integrate the biomedical, oral clinical and behavioral sciences, including aspects of cultural diversity and in providing a humanistic care environment.
  • Goal 2: Exposure of students to earlier clinical experiences.
  • Goal 3: Decrease student passive learning by incorporating principles of adult learning, promote group collaborative interactions and provide more time during daily scheduled hours for students to explore additional areas of inquiry through research, clinical electives, tracks in advanced education and combined degree programs.
  • Goal 4: Evaluate our current methods of assessment throughout the curriculum to enhance emphasis on: a) learning and retention of knowledge, b) comprehensive patient care, c) professionalism and ethics.
  • Goal 5: Assess components of the APGD clinic that contribute to higher student engagement and productivity for implementation into student clinics.
  • Goal 6: Look into ways to enhance clinical rotations for a more direct student involvement in diagnosis, treatment planning, delivery and evaluation of patient care.
  • Goal 7: Increase authentic interprofessional education into the curriculum.
  • Goal 8: Make recommendations for associated faculty development to acquire skills to better utilize existing and new technologies and alternative teaching methods to enhance active learning.