Undergraduate medical education: looking back, looking forward

Morrison, J. (2015) Undergraduate medical education: looking back, looking forward. Scottish Medical Journal, 60(4), pp. 149-151. (doi:10.1177/0036933015606571) (PMID:26449919)

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Abstract

This commentary briefly looks at some history of Medical Education in Scotland with a focus on the last two decades since the publication of 'Tomorrow's Doctors' by the General Medical Council in 1993. The current influences on Scottish Medical Education are discussed, and some of the advantages provided by technology are described. The piece concludes by emphasising the current strengths of Scottish Medical Education, which are learning from contact with patients and good clinical role models, to help students make sense of their clinical experience.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Morrison, Professor Jillian
Authors: Morrison, J.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Health and Wellbeing > General Practice and Primary Care
Journal Name:Scottish Medical Journal
Publisher:SAGE Publications
ISSN:0036-9330
ISSN (Online):2045-6441
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2015 SAGE Publications
First Published:First published in Scottish Medical Journal 60(4):149-151
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.

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