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Introducing First-Year Medical Students to Product Innovation and Entrepreneurship

  • Olivia C. CoiadoEmail author
  • Kashif Ahmad
Innovation
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Abstract

Medical education is changing and evolving, and it is evident there is a need for emerging technologies that will improve patient outcomes and healthcare (Brazile et al. Med Teach. 40(12):1264–74, 2018). The Carle Illinois College of Medicine is creating an innovative model for medical education that integrates engineering principles into an active learning curriculum.

Keywords

Medical education Innovation Entrepreneurship Active-learning 

Notes

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical Approval

NA

Informed Consent

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Reference

  1. 1.
    Brazile T, Hostetter Shoop G, McDonough CM, Van Citters DW. Promoting innovation: enhancing transdisciplinary opportunities for medical and engineering students. Med Teach. 2018;40(12):1264–74.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© International Association of Medical Science Educators 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Carle Illinois College of MedicineUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUrbanaUSA

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