Achieving Excellence in Medical Education

Second Edition

  • Richard B. Gunderman

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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About this book


A goldmine of theoretical insights and practical suggestions, Achieving Excellence in Medical Education, Second Edition explores the essential question facing medical educators and learners today: What is our vision of educational excellence, and what can we do to enhance our performance?

Among the topics explored within this updated, engaging, informative, and thought-provoking text are:

• Education’s position as a priority of medical schools

• Seminal educational insights from non-medical educators

• Best practices of outstanding educators and learners

• Promises and pitfalls of new educational technologies

• Key resources for promoting excellence in medical education

• Medical education’s role in preparing future leaders

• Leadership roles for medical schools in universities and society


Reviews of the first edition:


"This is an eloquent, quotable, and inspirational book that provides a template for "Achieving Excellence in Medical Education." - Journal of the American Medical Association


"Gunderman is an accomplished educator, well known as a thoughtful and provocative teacher. . .  I recommend his book to department chairs, clerkship and residency program directors, and education professionals who are shaping the future of medical education."  - New England Journal of Medicine


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Authors and affiliations

  • Richard B. Gunderman
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  1. 1.Medical Center, Riley Children's HospitalIndiana UniversityIndianapolisUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-0-85729-306-0
  • Online ISBN 978-0-85729-307-7
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