The Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium launched by AMA in 2013 to promote EHR training, physician leadership, and other skills is so far yielding positive results, the association stated October 2.

AMA and its 32 medical school partners recently committed to spending an additional three years on projects geared toward transforming medical education to better prepare students for a digitized, evolving healthcare landscape.

Eleven schools made an initial five-year commitment to participate in the consortium with AMA in 2013. An additional 21 schools joined the initiative in 2016. Consortium participants include the Regenstrief Institute at Indiana University, Mayo Clinic, Harvard Medical School, and other institutions. …..more