Should human variation be taught to medical students?

Tracey Wilkinson*, Goran Štrkalj, Muhammad A. Spocter

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    The issue of human variation has recently become of great interest in medical research and practice, but numerous disagreements and misunderstandings surround this complex subject. It might be argued that these negative aspects could be reduced significantly if elements of human variation were taught to medical students. Even small changes in the curriculum, if efficiently implemented, could produce considerable gains.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationTeaching Human Variation
    Subtitle of host publicationIssues, Trends and Challenges
    EditorsGoran Štrkalj
    Place of PublicationNew York
    PublisherNova Science Publishers
    Number of pages12
    ISBN (Electronic)9781612093604, 1612093604
    ISBN (Print)9781608766161, 1608766160
    Publication statusPublished - 2010


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