NUTRITION IN THE MEDICAL CURRICULUM

@inproceedings{Kurpad2012NUTRITIONIT,
  title={NUTRITION IN THE MEDICAL CURRICULUM},
  author={Anura V Kurpad},
  year={2012}
}
There is a clear need for nutrition as a necessary component of education in medicine. The science of nutrition, with its basic and applied components, is very amenable to being introduced into the medical curriculum, both as a vertical as well as horizontal integrated course. Textbooks now emphasize the issue of malnutrition in hospital settings (the skeleton in the hospital closet), and the community aspect of nutrition is equally well known. Why then, is nutrition not accorded its rightful… CONTINUE READING

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