Harvard: Radical change in doctor training needed

  1. A consensus is building among medical educators that medicine's traditional training grounds, particularly hospitals, no longer teach medical students what they need to know to care for future patients.

    Boston Globe, Dec. 8, 2002
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  3. by   Glad2behere
    I have wondered for a while now if medical schools will shift their teaching to an emphasis on assessment skills and specialty, and let computers do the diagnosis and care plan, though not immediately applicable or feasible in some areas, some are malleable to this idea. The day of computer doc is coming simply because of the massive amounts of information that must be learned, and the economic forces at play. Wild huh?
  4. by   oramar
    Here is another subject I knew nothing about till I read about it here. Keep them coming Karen.