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Facility design innovations for the future of medical and health sciences education

National mandates to increase health professionals, disparities in care access, and rapidly changing patient demographics have given rise to a new health science building typology. Session leaders illustrate how the "health sciences building" is now a hybridized building— part classroom, teaching lab, student center, technology hub, and office. They detail the fusion amongst traditional forms of space, and the new spatial models that underscore flexibility, utilization, and adaptability to support collaborative, interdisciplinary learning. They identify new facility metrics and the requirement for a student experience that enables cross-cultural socialization, equitable access, and a sense of belonging.

Occurs Location
Monday, May 6th 1:10PM - 2:05PM
CEU Type Units
American Institute of Architects (AIA)
1.00 Units
Health, Safety and Welfare (HSW)
1.00 Units