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Condensing embryology teaching: a medical student perspective

Authors Patel ST, Dodhia S, Parekh KP

Received 21 December 2017

Accepted for publication 8 January 2018

Published 20 March 2018 Volume 2018:9 Pages 187—190

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/AMEP.S160475

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Editor who approved publication: Dr Md Anwarul Majumder


Sachin T Patel, Sagar Dodhia, Kishan P Parekh

GKT School of Medical Education, King’s College London, London, UK

We read with great interest the study by Kazzazi and Bartlett,1 which explores a potential method for teaching embryology to medical students. This consisted of a 2-h peerteaching session, with an emphasis on the clinical aspects of this subject. As the modern medical curriculum often struggles to include adequate teaching of embryology, this study by Kazzazi and Bartlett1 is of particular relevance. Indeed, findings by Hamilton and Carachi2 also convey medical student dissatisfaction with embryology teaching.

View the original paper by Kazzazi and Bartlett.

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