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Medical Humanities - serious academic pursuit or doorway to dilettantism?

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dc.contributor.author Moss, Hilary
dc.contributor.author O'Neill, Desmond
dc.date.accessioned 2016-11-21T12:45:34Z
dc.date.available 2016-11-21T12:45:34Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/5358
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Despite increasing interest in incorporating Medical Humanities in undergraduate medical education, the discipline often suffers from a lack of clear definition in terms of scope, purpose and clinician engagement 1, and as yet rarely attracts the degree of postgraduate and research activity generally associated with substantive academic disciplines. This confusion is reflected by high degree of variability in the range of topics included under the rubric â one Irish university includes global health as a part of Medical Humanities, possibly to the detriment of the definition of each discipline - and there is tentative investment at best by Irish universities in the infrastructure of such courses. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Irish Medical Organisation en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Irish Medical Journal;105 (8), pp. 261-262
dc.relation.uri http://imj.ie/
dc.subject medicine en_US
dc.subject humanities en_US
dc.title Medical Humanities - serious academic pursuit or doorway to dilettantism? en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2016-11-19T18:07:16Z
dc.description.version PUBLISHED
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 1645239
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.identifier.journaltitle Irish Medical Journal
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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