ECBP-12.6 Increase the inclusion of global health content in M.D.-granting medical schools

National Data Source
Annual LCME Medical School Questionnaires; Association of American Medical Colleges, Liaison Committee on Medical Education (AAMC, LCME)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
percent 
Baseline (Year)
77.8 (2008)
Target
85.6
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Numerator
Number of MD-granting medical schools that include the content (global health) in required courses
Denominator
Number of MD-granting medical schools
Data Collection Frequency
Annual
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Not applicable

Comments

Methodology Notes

The Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) Annual Medical School Questionnaire is fielded annually to all accredited medical schools in the United States that grant the M.D. degree. Overall response rates to the survey are 100%, and the response rate for the question used for this subobjective is typically 100%.