Cognition and expertise: Acquisition of medical competence

V. L. Patel, R. Glaser, J. F. Arocha

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The cognitive study of expertise in knowledge domains has generated a great deal of knowledge that can be used in the education and training of health care providers. This research has looked at the development and characteristics of expert performance. Design of medical and health education systems that are informed by this research can be powerful tools to improve the quality of medical education.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)256-260
Number of pages5
JournalClinical and Investigative Medicine
Issue number4
StatePublished - Nov 20 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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