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Integrating medical simulation programs into the Turkish undergraduate medical curriculum

Authors Kitapcioglu D, Aksoy ME

Received 31 October 2015

Accepted for publication 25 November 2015

Published 14 January 2016 Volume 2016:7 Pages 29—30

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/AMEP.S99596

Checked for plagiarism Yes

Editor who approved publication: Dr Anwarul Azim Majumder


Dilek Kitapçıoğlu, Mehmet Emin Aksoy

Medical Education Department, Faculty of Medicine, Acibadem University, CASE - Center of Advanced Simulation and Education, Istanbul, Turkey

The letter by Ah-kee and Khan1 arguing that a mandatory year for studying leadership management within an already overcrowded undergraduate curriculum is not realistic and feasible drew our attention. We strongly support this idea because of the difficulties we met during integration of simulation programs into the undergraduate curriculum in Turkey.

View the original paper by Ah-kee and Khan.

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