TITLE

Teaching Doctors TO CARE

AUTHOR(S)
Thornburgh, Nathan
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Time International (South Pacific Edition);5/29/2006, Issue 21, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that medical schools of the United States have asked its students to spend valuable time trailing a patient instead of a doctor. Medical educators are beginning to realize that empathy is as valuable to a doctor as any clinical skill. Medical schools are trying to make closer partnerships between students and patients into the principal clinical experience. It is the most significant curriculum reform in two decades.
ACCESSION #
23512984

 

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