Thursday, November 12, 2009

Changing Landscape of the Medical School Curriculum

The following article from The Washington Post illustrates changes in the way medical schools are training doctors. Instead of focusing only on anatomy, students are learning more about patient communication and political advocacy.

Some schools have also adopted a different way of studying the human body, focusing on a multi-system approach, rather than focusing on the functions of individual organs.

These changes are intended to train doctors who can offer preventative care and greater patient interaction.

For the full article, click here:

Source: The Washington Post

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