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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 25  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 337-339

Ethics in medical curriculum; Ethics by the teachers for students and society

Department of Clinical Pathology, John's Medical College, Bangalore 566 034, India

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Karuna Rameshkumar
St. John's Medical College, Bangalore 566 034
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-1591.56192

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There are many ethical issues involved in the practice of modern medicine. It can be a simple one-on-one issue with complex ramifications. The training of medical ethics should be a continuous process. The ideal time to introduce ethics is a subject of many debates. Though it has to be introduced during the undergraduate curriculum, it requires reinforcing during specialty training also. The teaching of medical ethics can utilize various methodologies. There should be a proper evaluation of the ethical aspects learned.

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