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Medical education : past, present, and future : handing on learning

Author: Kenneth C Calman
Publisher: Edinburgh ; New York : Churchill Livingstone, 2007.
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Examines the various upheavals in medical education. This book was highly commended at the BMA Awards 2007.


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth C Calman
ISBN: 9780443074738 0443074739
OCLC Number: 64263538
Description: xiii, 543 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The past --
1. Introduction --
2. Ancient medicine : the beginnings of the art --
3. Arabian medicine and the rise of the universities --
4. Renaissance and reformation : books, bodies, blood and branding irons --
5. Knowledge begins to grow : the 18th century --
6. Resistance and reform : the 19th century --
7. Bridging the centuries : America leads the way --
8. The educational revolution : the 20th century --
9. Even more change : the last 15 years, 1990-2006 --
pt. 2. The present --
10. The themes --
11. The aim of medicine : the roles and boundaries of the profession --
12. The quest for competence : defining the professional --
13. The selection of medical students --
14. Learning and teaching in medicine --
15. Beyond learning --
pt. 3. The future --
16. Conclusions.
Responsibility: Kenneth C. Calman.


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"Kenneth Calman is both a clinician and an academic with a burning and infectious enthusiasm for his domain.The text is a treasure trove of information (Who was the father of modern medicine - Read more...

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