future docs http://ripr.org en A Year of Future Docs, In One Documentary http://ripr.org/post/year-future-docs-one-documentary <p>Throughout the school year, we've been following two bright, young, future doctors. Now, we're wrapping up the journey with a one-hour documentary about the crucible of medical school, set against the backdrop of some of the most dramatic changes in health care in a generation. Listen to the full hour or individual segments online, below, or download and listen on the go.</p><p></p> Mon, 20 May 2013 19:28:27 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 15529 at http://ripr.org A Year of Future Docs, In One Documentary Dr. Stanley Aronson on the Future Docs of America http://ripr.org/post/dr-stanley-aronson-future-docs-america <p><em>As we celebrate the conclusion of our school-year-long series "Future Docs," guest blogger Dr. Stanley M. Aronson reflects on how far medical education has come since he entered the field 70 years ago. </em></p> Wed, 15 May 2013 16:15:00 +0000 Dr. Stanley Aronson 15196 at http://ripr.org Future Docs 10: Good Luck, Sarah and Peter http://ripr.org/post/future-docs-10-good-luck-sarah-and-peter <p>Throughout the school year, we’ve been documenting the experiences of two Brown University medical students. They’ve begun their careers at a time when health care is changing dramatically – from where we get care to who provides it and how we pay for it. But our Future Docs Sarah and Peter are ready to dive in. They’re about to begin their third year in medical school, leaving behind the familiarity of the classroom for the new world of the hospital wards.</p> Fri, 10 May 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 14816 at http://ripr.org Future Docs 10: Good Luck, Sarah and Peter Future Docs: Live Forum at Brown http://ripr.org/post/future-docs-live-forum-brown <p>Today, who takes care of you, where, and how your care is paid for is shifting dramatically. Tomorrow’s doctors need to understand how to work in teams, how to balance quality and cost, and maybe even how to keep an entire population – and not just a single patient – healthy.</p><p>Hear how Brown’s medical school faculty are responding to this changing landscape through innovations in the curriculum. Plus, meet the two medical students who have been featured in Rhode Island Public Radio’s school-year-long documentary series<strong> “<a href="http://www.ripr.org/programs/future-docs">Future Docs</a>.”</strong></p><p>The forum is moderated by Kristin Gourlay, health care reporter, Rhode Island Public Radio.</p><p><strong>Panelists include:</strong></p><p>· Rhode Island Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts</p><p>· Paul George, MD, Director of Year II curriculum at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University</p><p>· Second year medical students Peter Kaminski and Sarah Rapoport, featured on “<a href="http://www.ripr.org/programs/future-docs">Future Docs</a>”</p><p>The forum is moderated by Kristin Gourlay, health care reporter, Rhode Island Public Radio.</p><p>Forum recorded at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University on Tuesday April 23.</p><p>Before the forum, Dr. Stanley Aronson spoke to the audience about the advances in medical training. You can read his comments <a href="http://www.ripr.org/post/dr-stanley-aronson-future-docs-americahttp://www.ripr.org/post/dr-stanley-aronson-future-docs-america">here on his guest blog post</a>.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Sat, 27 Apr 2013 18:55:21 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 14289 at http://ripr.org Future Docs 9: Teaching Medical Ethics http://ripr.org/post/future-docs-9-teaching-medical-ethics <p>Some of the toughest decisions any of us will ever make will take place in a doctor’s office. But before those decisions ever come up, doctors must often wrestle with the options themselves. And those options are growing more complicated every year. In this next to last episode in our series Future Docs, we ask how today’s medical students are learning to grapple with tomorrow’s ethical questions.</p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 14184 at http://ripr.org Future Docs 9: Teaching Medical Ethics Tonight! Future Docs Live at Brown Med School http://ripr.org/post/tonight-future-docs-live-brown-med-school <p>Where can you meet Future Docs Sarah and Peter and hear from some of Rhode Island's finest minds in health care and medical education? Wonder no more.</p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 19:05:44 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 14041 at http://ripr.org Tonight! Future Docs Live at Brown Med School Future Docs: Educating Doctors for a Changing Health Care Landscape http://ripr.org/post/future-docs-educating-doctors-changing-health-care-landscape <p>Rhode Island Public Radio presents a public forum hosted by the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University on Tuesday April 23, at the Alpert Medical School, 222 Richmond Street, Providence. There will be a reception from 6:00 - 7:00 pm, with a discussion from 7:00 - 8:00 pm.</p><p>The event is free, but an <a href="mailto:office_of_biomed_communications@brown.edu?subject=RSVP%20for%20Future%20Docs%20event%20April%2023%2C%202013&amp;body=Hello%2C%20I'd%20like%20to%20RSVP%20for%20the%20Future%20Docs%20event%20April%2023%2C%202013.">RSVP is appreciated.</a></p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 20:44:36 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 13746 at http://ripr.org Future Docs 8: Should Med Students Know the ACA? http://ripr.org/post/future-docs-8-should-med-students-know-aca <p>What do doctors need to learn in school to take the best care of you? Clearly, they need advanced medical and scientific knowledge. But should we expect doctors to know something about how our health care system works? How about the Affordable Care Act – one of the most important changes in health care policy in a generation? We continue our ongoing series Future Docs with some answers.</p><p>Dr. Anne Kuritzky is about five hours into her shift on the trauma unit at Rhode Island Hospital when the next call comes.</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 13239 at http://ripr.org Future Docs 8: Should Med Students Know the ACA? New Med School at Quinnipiac Focused on Primary Care http://ripr.org/post/new-med-school-quinnipiac-focused-primary-care <p>This fall the new medical school at Connecticut's Quinnipiac University welcomes its first class of incoming students. And the school is apparently focused on turning out a particular kind of doctor. From their web site:</p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 20:55:16 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 13139 at http://ripr.org New Med School at Quinnipiac Focused on Primary Care Brown and JWU to Partner on Medical Education http://ripr.org/post/brown-and-jwu-partner-medical-education <p>Brown University's medical school and Johnson &amp; Wales University's new physician assistant program are going to look for ways to collaborate, the schools <a href="http://news.brown.edu/pressreleases/2013/03/mou">announced </a>today. What might that look like? According to the announcement: "sharing training facilities, jointly arranging lectures, pursuing educational grants, and engaging in cost-sharing."</p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 18:52:36 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 12658 at http://ripr.org Brown and JWU to Partner on Medical Education