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Strategies for Cultivating Dual-Qualified Faculty in Clinical Medicine: Global Insights and Implementation Framework for Higher Vocational Colleges

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DOI: 10.23977/aetp.2023.071601 | Downloads: 7 | Views: 178

Author(s)

Lirong Cao 1, Hui Lei 1, Yuhang Wang 1, Li Li 1, Qing Liu 1, Rong Zeng 1, Qian Yao 1

Affiliation(s)

1 Clinical Medical College, Hubei College of Chinese Medicine, Jingzhou, Hubei, China

Corresponding Author

Lirong Cao

ABSTRACT

The "New Medical Sciences" initiative signifies a paradigm shift in medical education, necessitating an innovative approach to faculty development in higher vocational colleges. The dual-qualified faculty model, combining clinical proficiency with pedagogical expertise, stands as a cornerstone in this educational evolution, bridging the gap between theoretical knowledge and clinical application. However, the construction of such a faculty team is riddled with challenges, including the scarcity of qualified professionals, balancing dual responsibilities, inadequate training, and systemic financial and policy constraints. This article explores strategic countermeasures to address these issues, focusing on policy support, incentive mechanisms, industry-education integration, enhanced training programs, and improved recruitment and retention strategies. These countermeasures aim to create a sustainable environment for dual-qualified faculty to thrive, ensuring the delivery of a clinical education that meets the demands of contemporary healthcare. By fostering a collaborative culture, investing in resources, and supporting research and innovation, vocational colleges can cultivate a faculty that embodies the ethos of the "New Medical Sciences" and prepares students for the complexities of modern medical practice.

KEYWORDS

Dual-Qualified Faculty, Vocational Colleges, Clinical Medicine Education, Faculty Development, New Medical Sciences

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Lirong Cao, Hui Lei, Yuhang Wang, Li Li, Qing Liu, Rong Zeng, Qian Yao, Strategies for Cultivating Dual-Qualified Faculty in Clinical Medicine: Global Insights and Implementation Framework for Higher Vocational Colleges. Advances in Educational Technology and Psychology (2023) Vol. 7: 1-6. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23977/aetp.2023.071601.

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