Political Action Day: A Student-Led Initiative to Increase Health Advocacy Training Among Medical Students

Harbir Gill, Peter Gill, William Eardley, Thomas Marrie
2010 Canadian Medical Education Journal Major Contribution/Research Article CMEJ   unpublished
Health advocacy is a critical aspect of the competent physician's role. It is identified as a core competency by several national physician regulatory organizations, yet few formal training programs exist. We developed an initiative to teach medical students health advocacy skills.