The Medical School of the Catholic University of Croatia: Principles, Goals, Standards and Organization.
Damir Sapunar, Matko Marušić, Livia Puljak, Ivica Grković, Mario Malički, Ana Marušić, Marta Čivljak, Željko Tanjić
Acta Med Acad | Published : 2018
The aim of the study was to present the concept on which the School of Medicine at the Catholic University of Croatia (CUC) will be established. The new School will alleviate the shortage of physicians in Croatia and introduce an innovative form of medical education focused on principles of patient-centered care and social accountability. At the same time, the students will acquire all relevant competencies and levels of knowledge, skills and attitudes that are required by current evidence in medical education, European standards and guidelines for quality assurance at higher education institutions. The four pillars of the CUC Medical School are: 1) distributed medical education that involve..View full abstract