B

Barriers to curricular change, see Policy issues,

barriers to curricular change

Behavioral risk factors, 2, 3, 4, 8, 15-16, 23, 53, 59-60, 63-67, 124-125, 128-129

see also Nutrition;

Stress, psychosocial

accidents and injuries, 65

alcohol use and abuse, 2, 59, 64, 77, 78

biopsychosocial model omits, 17, 23

diet, 28

economic incentives affecting, 85

elderly persons, ix, 3-4, 17

sexual behavior, 48, 59-60, 64-65

smoking, 2, 15, 50, 63, 77

as topic to be included in curricula, 1, 10, 11, 55, 56, 58, 63-67

violence, general, 65

C

CAM, see Complementary and alternative medicine

Canada, 26

Career development programs, 2, 12, 87-94, 133

Carnegie Foundation, 21

Chronic conditions, 2, 4, 10, 15, 56, 58, 59, 63, 64, 65, 67, 73

pain, 61

Communication skills, 4, 8, 23, 24, 29, 53, 128

see also Physician–patient interactions

collegial communications, 77

committee curricular recommendations, 56, 74-76, 130

counseling, 8, 23, 42, 54, 76, 77

cultural competence, 56, 80-81, 126

decision making and, 8, 53, 76, 78

LCME Hot Topics, 28, 29-31

role modeling, 25-26, 27

mentoring, 91, 93

specific university curricula, 34, 38, 42, 46

Community health, 127

committee curricular recommendations, 56, 73-74, 130

LCME Hot Topics, 28, 29, 30

specific university curricula, 34, 38-40, 42, 44, 46

Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), 10, 56, 79, 81-82

Continuing medical education, 8, 41, 53, 126

see also Faculty development

graduate medical education, x, 8, 53

Cost and cost-effectiveness, 3

as topic to be included in curricula, 10, 83, 85-86

Counseling by physicians, 8, 23, 42, 54, 76, 77

Cultural factors, see Sociocultural factors

Curriculum development awards, 2, 12, 91, 96-97

Curriculum Management and Information Tool (CurrMIT), 6, 7, 26-31, 51

D

Databases

assessment methodologies, 1, 7, 21, 26-27, 31-32, 51

committee recommendations, 50-51

curricular content, 1, 6, 7, 20-21, 26, 31, 50-51

Curriculum Management and Information Tool (CurrMIT), 6, 7, 26-31, 51

standards for, 6-7, 26, 50

Decision making

clinical epidemiology, 28-29

informed consent, 31

patient-centered care, 16, 35, 41, 53, 76, 78

patient–physician communication and, 8, 53, 76, 78

Demographic factors, 3-4, 17

see also Sociocultural factors

aging population, ix, 3-4, 17

diversity of U.S. population, ix, 4, 10, 11, 17-18, 126

committee curricular recommendations, 10, 11, 56, 57, 58, 68, 69, 72, 79-82, 130

LCME Hot Topics, 28, 29, 30

specific university curricula, 34, 36-37, 38, 43, 46

Demonstration projects, 13

Depression and anxiety, 25-26, 59, 60, 61, 62, 67, 71, 76

Diseases and disorders, 60

see also Behavioral risk factors;

End-of-life care;

Pain management;

Palliative care;

Stress, psychosocial

chronic, 2, 4, 10, 15, 56, 59, 64, 65, 73

chronic stress, 58, 59, 60, 61, 63

Drug abuse, see Substance abuse



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