TITLE

Perspectives on health and cultural pluralism: ethics in medical education

AUTHOR(S)
Coward, Harold; Hartrick, Gwen
PUB. DATE
August 2000
SOURCE
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Aug2000, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p261
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
To be responsive to the needs of today's pluralistic society, physicians require an understanding of the essential link between culture, power and ethical practice. Using a case example, the authors argue that medical educators need to: (a) critically consider how the educative process joins medical knowledge and power; (b) develop pedagogy that can bring questions of power, culture and ethics to the forefront during the process of medical knowledge construction; and (c) create an opportunity for students to learn how to work collaboratively with diverse cultures and values.
ACCESSION #
3529994

 

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