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Patient & Family Partner Program: Medical Education
Patient & Family Advisory Council
The Medical Education Patient & Family Advisory Council at the Stanford School of Medicine enhances the patient and family care experience by ensuring the voices of patients and families are heard by staff, physicians, and leadership. It promotes patient-centered care and inclusion of the patient, family, and caregiver perspectives within medical education curriculum and programming. In this context, medical education includes educational programs within the Stanford School of Medicine, and may include programs for pre-med students, medical students, physician assistant students, residents, and fellows.
To provide the patient and family perspective to medical education program content and inform how patient engagement can help improve the patient centeredness of such programs.
To participate in the implementation or improvement of new and existing programs, processes and educational program and curriculum design.
To promote the role of patients, families, and caregivers as partners in medical education at Stanford, and disseminate the experience through local and national conferences on medical education.
Year Established 2019
Patient & Family Chairperson Renee Loth Cali, MBA, MA
Staff Advisor Kim Osborn, MPA Director, Education Administration
Division of Primary Care and Population Health
Members Patient & Family Partners
Renee Loth Cali
Staff/Physicians Erika Schillinger, MD