Thesis Committee Member(s)
Regis College Senior Honors Program
Thesis - Open Access
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This thesis uses the theory of multiple intelligences as proposed by Howard Gardner as a framework through which to identify the "intelligences" that are necessary for a practicing physician. It then examines two of the primary modes of applicant evaluation used by medical school admissions boards- the MCAT and the required premedical curriculum- to see if such modes assess an applicant for these intelligences. Finally, this thesis analyzes the changes to the MCAT and premedical curriculum that will be enacted in 2015, gauging how these changes will affect the efficacy of admissions boards in their evaluation of applicants.
Date of Award
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Typher, Sean, "The Avant-Garde Physician: Reviving the Humanities in Premedical Education" (2014). Student Publications. 610.