TITLE

Lament for the humanities in continuing medical education

AUTHOR(S)
Duffin, Jacalyn
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/6/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 12, p1452
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the situation of humanities in the field of continuing medical education (CME). It states that medical schools promote humanistic learning and interdisciplinarity is rewarded and encouraged. It says that failure to accredit humanities research implies that it is unimportant, irrelevant, and soft.
ACCESSION #
65964512

 

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