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Pedagogical Shifts in Medical Health Education

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The medical education system has evolved over time and undergone a radical transformation in the past few decades. With advancements in disease treatments, emergence of new specialties and highly competitive practicing environment, the focus has shifted from gaining knowledge to acquiring degrees. This paper presents 1) where we have been, 2) problems that we have faced, 3) our present status and 4) where we need to be in the future.

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Armendi, A. & Marek, E. (2013). Pedagogical Shifts in Medical Health Education. Creative Education, 4, 20-22. doi: 10.4236/ce.2013.46A004.

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