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Friday, May 9, 2014

Are medical students ethically illiterate?

By Xavier Symons
Originally published June 1, 2013

Here is an excerpt:

Many experts believe that there needs to be more ethical education at a practical clinical level if students are to retain the information. “I would really encourage [faculties] to think about how to integrate ethical education also into the clinical realm,” said Dr Lauris Kaldjian, principal author and director of bioethics and humanities at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine.

The entire article is here.

Here is a link to the original study.