Charles Boelen
World Health Organization
13Publications
5H-index
295Citations
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Published on Jan 1, 2018in Medical Education 4.41
Charles Boelen5
Estimated H-index: 5
Context As the purpose of medical education is to produce graduates able to most effectively address people's health concerns, there is general agreement that coordination with the health care system is essential. For too long, coordination has been dealt with in a subjective manner with only few landmarks to ensure objective and measurable achievements. Over the last 30 years, since the Edinburgh Declaration on medical education, progress has been made, namely with the concept of social account...
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Published on Jul 1, 2016in Educación Médica
Charles Boelen5
Estimated H-index: 5
A mong the several criteria to recognize excellence in medical education, social accountability is probably one of the most important ones. Social accountability is the capacity to respond to society's priority health needs and health system challenges to meet such needs. It emphasizes the potential of medical schools to partner with key stakeholders in the health sector and organize medical education in a way that it has the greatest chances to yield most relevant outcomes and highest impact on...
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Published on Nov 1, 2016in Medical Teacher 2.45
Charles Boelen5
Estimated H-index: 5
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David Pearson4
Estimated H-index: 4
(Hull York Medical School)
+ 4 AuthorsTrevor Gibbs12
Estimated H-index: 12
(University of Dundee)
AbstractHealth systems worldwide are confronted with challenges due to increased demand from their citizens, an aging population, a variety of health risks and limited resources. Key health stakeholders, including academic institutions and medical schools, are urged to develop a common vision for a more efficient and equitable health sector. It is in this environment that Boelen and Heck defined the concept of the “Social Accountability of Medical Schools” – a concept that encourages schools to ...
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Published on Sep 1, 2015in Texto & Contexto Enfermagem
Charles Boelen5
Estimated H-index: 5
(World Health Organization)
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Published on Sep 1, 2015in Texto & Contexto Enfermagem
Charles Boelen5
Estimated H-index: 5
(World Health Organization)
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Published on Sep 1, 2015in Texto & Contexto Enfermagem
Charles Boelen5
Estimated H-index: 5
(World Health Organization)
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Published on Aug 1, 2011in Medical Teacher 2.45
Charles Boelen5
Estimated H-index: 5
(World Health Organization),
Robert Woollard12
Estimated H-index: 12
More than ever are we facing the challenge of providing evidence that what we do responds to priority health needs and challenges of the ones we intend to serve: patients, citizens, families, communities and the nation at large. Which are those health needs and challenges? Who defines them? How do medical schools organize themselves to address them through their education, research and service delivery functions? Principles of social accountability call for an explicit three-tier engagement: ide...
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Published on Mar 1, 2011in Educación Médica
Charles Boelen5
Estimated H-index: 5
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Robert Woollard12
Estimated H-index: 12
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Published on Dec 1, 2009in Educación Médica
Charles Boelen5
Estimated H-index: 5
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Published on Aug 20, 2009in Medical Education 4.41
Charles Boelen5
Estimated H-index: 5
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Bob Woollard3
Estimated H-index: 3
(University of British Columbia)
Context An association with excellence should be reserved for educational institutions which verify that their actions make a difference to people’s well-being. The graduates they produce should not only possess all of the competencies desirable to improve the health of citizens and society, but should also use them in their professional practice. Four principles enunciated by the World Health Organization refer to the type of health care to which people have a right, from both an individual and...
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