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Condensing embryology teaching: alternative perspectives

Authors Hasan M, Tariq SM, Ali Haider S

Received 3 January 2018

Accepted for publication 26 January 2018

Published 28 March 2018 Volume 2018:9 Pages 211—213


Checked for plagiarism Yes

Editor who approved publication: Dr Md Anwarul Majumder

Mohammad Hasan, Syed Maaz Tariq, Syed Ali Haider

Department of MBBS, Jinnah Sindh Medical University, Karachi, Pakistan

We read the article “Condensing embryology teaching for medical students: can it be taught in 2 hours?” by Kazzazi and Bartlett quite attentively. The authors were successful in mentioning an effective mode of teaching embryology. Embryology is indeed an important subject that forms the base for appreciating anatomy and has immense practical implementations in different parts of medicine, for example, in pediatrics and ENT surgery. However, it is often neglected and is only taught in preclinical years.1 The authors proposed a method for teaching embryology splendidly from their perspective; therefore, we felt the need to expand the discussion from the perspective of third-year medical students who have just completed their preclinical years. Hence, we would like to mention few limitations to this study as well.

Authors’ reply

Fawz Kazzazi, Jonathan Bartlett
School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

We read with interest the response letter by Hasan et al. We must first commend the editor and journal on their great ability to unify the medical community and extend topics for debate internationally.

View the original paper by Kazzazi and Bartlett.

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