How optional should regional anatomy be in a medical course? An opinion piece.

@article{Moxham2016HowOS,
  title={How optional should regional anatomy be in a medical course? An opinion piece.},
  author={Bernard John Moxham and Diogo Pais},
  journal={Clinical anatomy},
  year={2016},
  volume={29 6},
  pages={
          702-10
        }
}
The use of optional (elective) courses within the medical curriculum is increasingly being seen as a way of allowing students to pursue their studies according to their personal interests. For anatomy, particularly where the subject is being taught in an integrative curriculum and by means of a systemic approach, the development of elective regional anatomy courses is being employed to reintroduce regional anatomy and/or dissection by students. However, there is presently little evidence that… CONTINUE READING

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