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ECBP-16.4 Data Details

ECBP-16.4 Increase the inclusion of environmental health content in physician assistant training

About the Data

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.

National Data Source
Curriculum Survey; Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
percent 
Baseline (Year)
53 (2010)
Target
58.3
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Numerator
Number of PA Programs that include the content (environmental health) in required courses
Denominator
Number of PA Programs
Data Collection Frequency
Periodic
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Not applicable
Methodology Notes

The Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) Annual Medical School Questionnaire is fielded annually to all accredited medical schools in the United States that grant the M.D. degree. Overall response rates to the survey are 100%, and the response rate for the question used for this subobjective is typically 100%.