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A First Look at the Future of Medical Education

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Source: U Magazine

On October 23, 2015, approximately 100 guests attended a preview of Geffen Hall, the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA's new medical-education building that will transform the future of medicine and is slated to open in the fall of 2016. ...

Designed to foster the most effective methods of teaching and learning currently available, with the flexibility to incorporate new methods in the future, Geffen Hall will enable a continuous and dynamic learning experience and allow for a variety of classes and gatherings for large and small groups. Spaces such as the teaching lab and clinical-skills lab will engage students with team-based clinical exercises, virtual patients, task trainers and other digital-learning activities, while spaces such as the auditorium suite seamlessly connect UCLA with institutions around the world.

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