Teaching end-of-life issues: current status in United Kingdom and United States medical schools.

@article{Dickinson2002TeachingEI,
  title={Teaching end-of-life issues: current status in United Kingdom and United States medical schools.},
  author={George Dickinson and David Field},
  journal={The American journal of hospice & palliative care},
  year={2002},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={181-6}
}
Our objective was to determine how broadly end-of-life issues are represented in the undergraduate medical school curricula of the United Kingdom (UK) and the United States (US). Mailed surveys yielded response rates of 100 percent in the UK and 92 percent in the US. With one exception, all medical schools in the survey offered some exposure to dying, death, and bereavement and most addressed the topic of palliative care. Hospice involvement was found in 96 percent of UK medical schools but in… CONTINUE READING