BioScience Trends. 2017;11(2):152-153. (DOI: 10.5582/bst.2017.01094)

An upcoming program for medical humanities education in Fudan University's School of Basic Medical Sciences.

Liu Y, Cheng XJ


Ideal medical care requires professional skills as well as appropriate communication skills. However, traditional medical education in medical schools mostly emphasizes the former. To remedy this situation, medical humanities education will be incorporated into education for medical students at Fudan University. Comprehensive medical education that includes both medical skills and humanities may greatly improve medical care.

KEYWORDS: Medical humanities, medical education, China

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