Peer-assisted learning: a medical student perspective
Mohammad Amre Fallaha, Aalia Pagarkar, Nicholas Lucas
Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
We read the paper by Kazzazi et al1 with great interest. The original paper was informative, and as penultimate year medical students at Imperial College, we want to share our unique perspective regarding student learning and the benefits of peer-assisted learning (PAL). We find that many subjects, including embryology as outlined in the paper,1 are complex and typically taught through lecture-based formats. While this may be understandable to readers of respective specialties, students may find certain concepts abstract and not easily grasped through lectures alone.
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