Bridging Disciplines in the Brain, Behavioral and Clinical Sciences
This 2000 Institute of Medicine report examines the need for interdisciplinary research and training, identifies obstacles that stand in the way, and defines the components of training necessary to create scientists able to bridge disciplines in the brain, behavioral, and clinical sciences.
Improve practice through interdisciplinary training in MCH.
Improve the quality of interdisciplinary training
Increase opportunities for interdisciplinary training
The MCH Training program has a long track record of focusing significant training resources on interdisciplinary training because we believe that the leaders of the future will need to take an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach if they are to develop new paths to solve difficult problems.
Interdisciplinary: Collaboration in which two or more academic disciplines work together in pursuit of common goals.
Interdisciplinary training: an integrated education program involving the interdependent contributions of the knowledge, skills, attitudes, values, and methods of the collaborating disciplines. Interdisciplinary Training Guide, National Training Directors Council, AUCD, November 2001