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ERIC Number: EJ514950
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-1040-2446
The Study of Literature in Medical Education.
Hunter, Kathryn Montgomery; And Others
Academic Medicine, v70 n9 p787-94 Sep 1995
This article argues that study of literature in the medical curriculum develops physician skills in observation and interpretation, clinical imagination, and self-expression and self-knowledge; enriches moral education; fosters tolerance for uncertainty; and promotes empathy for patients. Appropriate courses for inclusion of and classroom strategies for teaching literature are discussed. An annotated bibliography of sources is included. (MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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