Basic assumptions in medical sociology teaching in medical schools

  • E. G. Pattishall


Medical sociology, as one of the behavioral sciences, is playing an increasingly important role in medical education today. While the major behavioral sciences of psychology, sociology, and anthropology do not share quite the same academic stature and curricula as the other basic medical sciences, there is much reason to believe that the curriculum time and attention paid to the behavioral sciences will continue to increase (Webster, 1971).


Medical School Medical Student Faculty Member Medical Education Behavioral Science 
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