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A Response to the Views of Emotional Intelligence Being Higher in Residents Who Took a Gap Year Before Medical School [Letter]

Authors Gida JK, Klair AK, Malhi GS

Received 27 August 2020

Accepted for publication 10 September 2020

Published 22 September 2020 Volume 2020:11 Pages 647—648


Checked for plagiarism Yes

Editor who approved publication: Dr Md Anwarul Azim Majumder

Jaspreet Kaur Gida,1 Anjeevan Kaur Klair,1 Gavind Singh Malhi2

1Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK; 2Cumbria Smiles, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, UK

Correspondence: Jaspreet Kaur Gida
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, England
Tel +447711 370761

We would like to extend our gratitude to Shahid et al for providing an insight into how emotional intelligence (EI) is positively associated with taking time off prior to matriculating into medical school.1 Given that a high EI is an essential characteristic that all medical professionals should have, we found this paper to be thought stimulating. However, we believe certain factors could be improved to further the impact of the study and widen its contribution to the education of healthcare professionals of the future.
View the original paper by Shahid and colleagues

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