Achieving Excellence in Medical Education

  • Richard B. Gunderman

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Pages 1-14
  3. Pages 15-34
  4. Pages 51-64
  5. Pages 81-92
  6. Pages 131-143
  7. Pages 145-163
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 165-179

About this book


A goldmine of theoretical insights and practical suggestions, Achieving Excellence in Medical Education 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 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

"Richard Gunderman’s remarkable volume Achieving Excellence in Medical Education is truly a learned treatise on medical education, educational evaluation, academic medical center leadership, and organizational development for excellence."

—Thomas S. Inui, ScM, MD,

President and CEO, Regenstrief Institute; Sam

Regenstrief Professor of Health Services Research;

Associate Dean for Health Care Research, and Professor

of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine,

Indianapolis, IN, USA


"Gunderman draws on a rich tradition and provocatively challenges us to enact an ethical medicine that makes teaching and learning integral to clinical practice."

—Alfred I Tauber, MD, Professor of Philosophy;

Zoltan Kohn Professor of Medicine, Director, Center for

Philosophy and History of Science, Boston University,

Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA


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Authors and affiliations

  • Richard B. Gunderman
    • 1
  1. 1.Indiana University Schools of Medicine and Liberal Arts46202-5200IndianapolisUSA

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