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Computer Applications in Self-Paced Medical Education in the Basic Sciences: The University of Washington Experience

  • Ralph E. Cutler
  • Arden W. Forrey
Part of the Computers in Biology and Medicine book series (CBM)

Abstract

The starting point for the present medical curriculum at the University of Washington School of Medicine is generally regarded as beginning with the 1965 report of an ad hoc committee which contained the following paragraphs: A basic curriculum for medical students should provide:
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    Sufficient flexibility to meet the diverse demands for varied training of medical specialists (including practitioners and academicians), [and] medical scientists...

     
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    Sufficient breadth and depth of subject material to prepare the end-product to meet the many demands of our changing society.

     

Keywords

Machine Translator Instructional Module Washington School Basic Curriculum Faculty Acceptance 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ralph E. Cutler
    • 1
  • Arden W. Forrey
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Medicine, Harborview Medical CenterUniversity of Washington School of MedicineSeattleUSA

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