Undergraduate medical education: looking back, looking forward

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Morrison, Jill;
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
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    mesheuropmc: education

This commentary briefly looks at some history of Medical Education in Scotland with a focus on the last two decades since the publication of 'Tomorrow's Doctors' by the General Medical Council in 1993. The current influences on Scottish Medical Education are discussed, ... View more
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