Open Access Short Report

Integrating Palliative Medicine into Medical Education: Creating a More Compassionate Generation of Physicians

Received: 26 February 2024;  Published: 01 July 2024;  doi: 10.21926/obm.geriatr.2403281

Abstract

How should Palliative Medicine competencies be taught to medical students? In the United States and other countries, there is a consensus that teaching Palliative Medicine competencies to medical students is essential. Health agencies have also identified teaching Palliative Medicine competencies as crucial. According to Sanchez-Reilly and Ross, medical students reported that they feel better prepared to care for the elderly, patients with severe illness, and dying patients after com [...]