Science and medical education: is it time to revisit Flexner?

  title={Science and medical education: is it time to revisit Flexner?},
  author={David J. Weatherall},
  journal={Medical education},
  volume={45 1},
CONTEXT An important issue facing medical education concerns whether integrating the bioscientific basis of medical practice and research with other subject matter in so-called 'self-directed learning approaches' will ensure that medical graduates meet the needs of the 21st century. DISCUSSION Although it may be possible to continue to integrate the more traditional medical sciences such as anatomy and physiology throughout the student curriculum, given the rapid development, continuous… CONTINUE READING

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