Medical Education For The Future

Kissoon, Niranjan; Armstrong Jr., George
April 2002
Click (1532-0391);Apr2002, p8
Focuses on the need to modify medical education in order to meet the requirements of changing health care market and societal demands. Factors causing changes in medical practice; Criticisms of the existing medical education system; Inclusion of business and medical management courses in curricula of medical education; Alterations in doctor-patient relationship; Easy accessibility to medical information on the internet.


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