The past twenty to fifty years have seen revolutionary change in medical education, this unique text draws together a wide variety of perspectives. The authors examine the key changes that have shaped the field, its practitioners and its students, presenting unique perspectives on both its history and on the current state of the art. Educationalists, academics, sociologists and researchers in medical history and education will find this a rewarding and informative read.
Table of Contents
The History of Change in the UK. The Effects of Traditional Medical Education. Learning to be Professional - Recent Developments in Undergraduate Medical Education. A Personal Perspective on the Curriculum Shift from Traditional to PBL etc. The Shifting Landscape: How Undergraduate Students Have Changed. The Holistic Curriculum: Balancing Basic and Psychosocial Sciences with Clinical Practice. Clinical Teaching: Past, Present and Future. Statistics in Medical Education: Doctors’ Changing Needs. Changes in Medical Education - Examining the Students’ Views.