Marc M. Triola, MD, director of NYU Langone’s Institute for Innovations in Medical Education, discusses with The New York Times ways NYU School of Medicine is integrating new technology into its curriculum to better teach the next generation of doctors.
Greg Dorsainville, MPS, senior multimedia developer within the institute, helps design programs that use virtual reality and augmented reality to redefine and diversify the ways doctors are trained.
Dr. Triola explains that the Institute for Innovations in Medical Education was created in 2013 to foster excellence in medical education by pursuing innovative models for teaching, learning, and assessment.
“As technology explodes into patient care, the gap between medical education and real-world care has become a chasm,” Dr. Triola says. “The healthcare delivery system is changing every day, and our medical education system has been lagging.”
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