Medical school on bypass during the SARS outbreak

McGugan, Sandra
June 2003
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Jun2003, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p106
Academic Journal
Discusses the effects of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) outbreak on medical education at the University of Toronto in Ontario. Implementation of policies for the resumption of the academic curriculum; Teaching criteria for the field of professional program; Potential effect of SARS outbreak on the academic standing of students.


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