Emotional Intelligence Medical Education: Measuring the Unmeasurable?

@article{Lewis2005EmotionalIM,
  title={Emotional Intelligence Medical Education: Measuring the Unmeasurable?},
  author={Natalie J Lewis and C. Rees and J. Hudson and A. Bleakley},
  journal={Advances in Health Sciences Education},
  year={2005},
  volume={10},
  pages={339-355}
}
The construct of emotional intelligence (EI) has gained increasing popularity over the last 10 years and now has a relatively large academic and popular associated literature. EI is beginning to be discussed within the medical education literature, where, however, it is treated uncritically. This reflections paper aims to stimulate thought about EI and poses the question: Are we trying to measure the unmeasurable? The paper begins with an outline of the relevance and meaningfulness of the topic… Expand

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