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1

define social accountability for med schools

the obligation to direct education, research, and service activities towards addressing the priority health concerns of the community that they serve

2

define social responsiveness

a complementary capability by which a med school responds to societal needs and acts proactively to meet those needs

3

what are some typical themes of the needs of street youth, in their interactions with health care providers?

avoid stereotypical thought;
take time to listen;
explain what you do;
explain confidentiality;
develop youth friendly sites

4

note: eye contact with street youth is not always the best - take signs from what they do and change approach accordingly

ok

5

note: in canada, there's no legally defined age at which an adolescent can consent to treatment

ok. We instead recognize the "mature minor"

6

when is a physician ethically and legally responsible to report?

concern regarding homicide;
concern regarding suicide;
physical or sexual abuse of a child under 16

7

note: evergreen allows for basic living and medical services

ok

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