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Improving the quality of psychiatry teaching within the UK undergraduate medical curriculum

Authors Prasad S, Nair P, Gadhvi K, Barai I, Lami M

Received 17 December 2015

Accepted for publication 7 January 2016

Published 11 March 2016 Volume 2016:7 Pages 163—164

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/AMEP.S102660

Checked for plagiarism Yes

Editor who approved publication: Dr Anwarul Azim Majumder


Sunila J Prasad, Pooja Nair, Karishma Gadhvi, Ishani Barai, Mariam Lami

Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK

We read with great interest the article by Shah,1 which outlines various approaches to increase the exposure of undergraduate medical students to specialties such as psychiatry. While Shah1 makes valid suggestions to tackle this issue without altering the undergraduate medical school curriculum, we believe that there is scope for significant improvements within the curriculum for psychiatry in particular.

View original paper by Shah.

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