Phenomenon: Homelessness is a major public health concern. Given that homeless individuals have high rates of mortality and morbidity, are more likely to be users of the healthcare system, and often report unmet health needs, it is important to examine how homelessness is addressed in medical education. We wanted to examine content and framing of issues related to homelessness in the case-based learning (CBL) curriculum and provide insights about whether medical students are being adequately trained to meet the health needs of homeless individuals through CBL.
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- 1 Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University , Halifax , Nova Scotia , Canada.
- 2 Department of Medicine , University of Toronto , Toronto , Ontario , Canada.
- Teach Learn Med. 2016 Jan-Mar;28(1):35-40. doi: 10.1080/10401334.2015.1108198.
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