Assessment of genetics knowledge and skills in medical students: insight for a clinical neurogenetics curriculum.

@article{Pearl2011AssessmentOG,
  title={Assessment of genetics knowledge and skills in medical students: insight for a clinical neurogenetics curriculum.},
  author={Phillip Lawrence Pearl and Jennifer M Pettiford and Susan E. Combs and Ari M Heffron and Sean Healton and Alexandra Hovaguimian and Charles J. Macri},
  journal={Biochemistry and molecular biology education : a bimonthly publication of the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology},
  year={2011},
  volume={39 3},
  pages={191-5}
}
The pace of discovery in biochemistry and genetics and its effect on clinical medicine places new curricular challenges in medical school education. We sought to evaluate students' understanding of neurogenetics and its clinical applications to design a pilot curriculum into the clinical neurology clerkship. We utilized a needs assessment and a written… CONTINUE READING