A 4-Year Integrated Nutrition Curriculum for Medical Student Education
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While poor diet is the one of the primary contributors to death and disability in the USA, formal nutrition education in medical schools across the nation remains sparse. As it stands, few medical schools have formally incorporated nutrition education, and fewer still have integrated nutrition into the entire length of their 4-year curriculum. We describe how a new, formally integrated, 4-year nutrition curriculum was developed and is being implemented in a US medical school, and how this program will evolve as part of a twenty-first century medical school education.
KeywordsNutrition Curriculum Medical Education Nutrition Education
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