University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine
This step-by-step guide offers a roadmap for developing and starting a medical readers' theater (MRT) program. MRT at UC Irvine School of Medicine is presented as a model for bringing together older adults and third-year medical students in order to share their perspectives on various health-related topics.
- To provide an overview of a medical readers' theater (MRT) program;
- To identify and describe the components of an MRT experience; and
- To recognize the value of MRT and its impact on the medical education of future physicians.