The use of autopsy in preclinical medical education: a survey of pathology educators.

@article{Talmon2010TheUO,
  title={The use of autopsy in preclinical medical education: a survey of pathology educators.},
  author={Geoffrey A Talmon},
  journal={Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={134 7},
  pages={1047-53}
}
CONTEXT Declining rates and increased competition for student contact hours pose challenges to integrating autopsies into preclinical curricula. Some have stated that the practice is minimally used with few students having the opportunity to observe necropsies. OBJECTIVE To determine the degree to and manner in which autopsies are used in the preclinical medical education. DESIGN A survey was distributed to the membership of the Group for Research in Pathology Education, an organization of… CONTINUE READING