Yes, but does medical education produce better doctors?

Lambert Schuwirth, Cees van der Vleuten

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    Abstract

    Medical education research and development’s reason for existence is their contribution to producing better doctors. Arguably this is as. notion that nobody would disagree with. But, answering this question is not as straightforward as it may look. In this paper we describe six complexities that impact on such research and unfortunately contribute to the difficulties surrounding medical education knowledge translation to practice.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)333-336
    Number of pages4
    JournalEducation for Primary Care
    Volume30
    Issue number6
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 23 Sep 2019

    Keywords

    • competency based medical education
    • complexity
    • knowledge translation
    • Medical education
    • research

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