Basic science in medical education

MacLeod, Stuart M.
February 1999
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Feb99, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p23
Academic Journal
Editorial. Comments on the essential place of basic biomedical sciences in providing context for an independent learning system. Information on basic science instruction; Danger in some institutions that population sciences may be seen as a substitute for basic science; Weakening condition of medical schools in Canada.


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