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ERIC Number: ED141184
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Nov-2
Reference Count: 0
Human Values in Medical Education. Annual Oration of the Society for Health and Human Values.
Ellis, John R.
In this 1975 Oration of the Society for Health and Human Values, the author, an international medical educator, reviews the changing attitudes to human values in medical education as experienced at the London Hospital Medical College. Proposed is a broad, general approach to the whole patient, socially and behaviorally as well as biologically and pathologically, and stressed is the need to place less emphasis during the undergraduate years of medical education on specialization based on diseased organs and more on individuals and what they seek from life. (BT)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Health, Humanization, Medical Education, Medical Students, Medicine, Professional Education, Undergraduate Study, Values
Society for Health and Human Values, 723 Witherspoon Bldg., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107 ($0.50)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Society for Health and Human Values, Philadelphia, PA.
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