Educating medical students for work in culturally diverse societies.
Context Recent attention has focused on whether government health service institutions, particularly in the United Kingdom, reflect cultural sensitivity and competence and whether medical students receive proper guidance in this area.
Objective To systematically identify educational programs for medical students on cultural diversity, in particular, racial and ethnic diversity.
Data Sources The following databases were searched :
MEDLINE (1963-August 1998) ;
Bath International Data Service (BIDS) Institute for Scientific Information science and social science citation indexes (1981-August 1998) ;
BIDS International Bibliography for the Social Sciences (1981-August 1998) ;
and the Educational Resources Information Centre (1981-August 1998).
In addition, the following online data sets were searched :
Kings Fund ;
Centre for Ethnic Relations,
University of Warwick ;
Health Education Authority ;
European Research Centre on Migration and Ethnic Relations,
University of Utrecht ;
International Centre for Intercultural Studies,
University of London ;
the Refugee Studies Programme,
University of Oxford.
Medical education and academic medicine journals (1994-1998) were searched manually and experts in medical education were contacted.
Study Selection Studies included in the analysis were articles published in English before August 1998 that described specific programs for medical students on racial and ethnic diversity. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Programme enseignement, Etudiant, Médecine, Statut culturel, Diversité, Monde, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Educational program, Student, Medicine, Cultural status, Diversity, World, Human
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 99-0467657
Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 22/03/2000.