Medical Education: Past, Present and Future: Handing on Learning by Kenneth CalmanMedical Education: Past, Present and Future: Handing on Learning by Kenneth Calman

Medical Education: Past, Present and Future: Handing on Learning

byKenneth CalmanEditorKenneth Calman

Hardcover | December 12, 2006

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Medical education, both for undergraduate and postgraduate students and for those training in their chosen specialty, is currently undergoing great change. In Medical Education: Past, Presant and Future: Handing on Learning, Sir Kenneth Calman puts this change in its proper historical context and also examines the current upheavals and their implications for the future.
Title:Medical Education: Past, Present and Future: Handing on LearningFormat:HardcoverDimensions:560 pages, 9.21 × 6.13 × 0.98 inPublished:December 12, 2006Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0443074739

ISBN - 13:9780443074738

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Table of Contents

Part 1: The Past: Introduction. Ancient medicine: the beginnings of the art. Arabian medicine and the rise of the universities. Renaissance and reformation: books, bodies, blood and branding irons. Knowledge begins to grow: the 18th century. Resistance and reform: the 19th century. Bridging the centuries: America leads the way. The education revolution: the 20th century. Even more change: the last 15 years, 1990-2006

Part 2: The present: The themes. The aim of medicine: the roles and boundaries of the profession. The quest for competence: defining the professional. The selection of medical students. Learning and teaching in medicine. Beyond learning.

Part 3: The Future: Conclusions.

Editorial Reviews

"Kenneth Calman is both a clinician and an academic with a burning and infectious enthusiasm for his domain. The text is a treasure trove of information (Who was the father of modern medicine - Hippocrates or was it Imhotep?), but perhaps more important than that - it is a text grounded in perspective concerned with the very essence of what practicing medicine is all about! A fascinating and enjoyable read! Dr Peter Bowen-WalkerUsefulness to teachers ****Usefulness to students ****" Journal of Biological Education. Vol 41(3), summer 2007.