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What if we educated doctors this way?. John Gardner, PhD, PE Professor of Mechanical & Biomedical Engineering Associate Vice President Boise State University. Faculty Meeting in a Medical School. How can we define the “Ideal Doctor”. Survey people Ask Hospital Administrators

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What if we educated doctors this way
What if we educated doctors this way?

John Gardner, PhD, PE

Professor of Mechanical & Biomedical Engineering

Associate Vice President

Boise State University



How can we define the ideal doctor
How can we define the “Ideal Doctor”

  • Survey people

  • Ask Hospital Administrators

  • Ask Health Insurance Managers

  • Ask CEO’s of large medical care groups like St. Al’s


Some likely features
Some likely features

  • Good understanding of the bottom line

  • Good employees

  • Understand the big picture

  • Have an understanding of accounting and finance issues


Abet engineering accreditation criteria
ABET Engineering Accreditation Criteria

  • Criterion 2. Program Educational Objectives

  • (a) published educational objectives that are consistent with the mission of the institution and these criteria

  • (b) a process that periodically documents and demonstrates that the objectives are based on the needs of the program's various constituencies



What s the fundamental tenet of medical ethics
What’s the fundamental tenet of medical ethics?

  • Primum non nocere

  • First, do no harm


What s the fundamental tentet of engineering ethics
What’s the fundamental tentet of engineering ethics?

  • Hold paramount the safety, health and welfare of the public



What does it mean
What does it mean…

  • To hold paramount public safety

    • … while being a good employee ?


Engineering enrollments
Engineering Enrollments

  • (A) Not enough engineers

  • (B) Not enough minorities

  • (C) Not enough women


Same time different profession
Same time, different profession…

  • Source: Association of American Medical Colleges



Ap course participation
AP Course Participation

Figure F. Percent of public high school graduates of 2000 who had

taken various mathematics and science courses in high school,

by sex: 2000



What if
What if…

  • What if we truly embraced our code of ethics?

  • What if we truly “Hold paramount the safety, health and welfare of the public”?

  • What if we designed our curriculum and programs around that central theme?

  • What if we taught engineering students to solve Problems with a capital “P” instead of teaching them to design widgets?



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