Patient Shadowing

Jason Wilson, Roberta Baer and Seiichi Villalona (USF) are pleased to announce publication of our article in Academic Medicine which highlights the success we have had implementing a premed patient shadowing program that builds in a patient experience perspective into the preclinical years at the University of South Florida. Patient shadowing early in training allows a shift in the clinical gaze that pays off in the long game in the development of future physicians. In this innovative course we integrate anthropology into the undergraduate pre-med curriculum:,.97528.aspx#pdf-link

Patient Shadowing  A Useful Research Method, Teaching Tool, and Approach to Student Professional Development for Premedical Undergraduates

Wilson, Jason W. MD, MA; Baer, Roberta D. PhD; Villalona, Seiichi MA

Academic Medicine: July 16, 2019 - Volume Publish Ahead of Print - Issue - p

doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000002882


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