Exploring barriers to teaching behavioural and social sciences in medical education.

@article{Litva2008ExploringBT,
  title={Exploring barriers to teaching behavioural and social sciences in medical education.},
  author={Andrea Litva and Sarah C. Peters},
  journal={Medical education},
  year={2008},
  volume={42 3},
  pages={309-14}
}
CONTEXT Tomorrow's Doctors provides guidance about what is considered core knowledge for medical graduates. One core area of knowledge identified is the individual in society: graduates are required to understand the social and cultural environments in which medicine is practised in the UK. Yet, despite the presence of the behavioural and social sciences (B&SS) in medical curricula in the UK for the past 30 years, barriers to their implementation in medical education remain. OBJECTIVE This… CONTINUE READING

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