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Journal of Education Technology in Health Sciences


Humanities in Medicine making of a caring and mature physician


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Author Details: Avinash Supe

Volume : 3

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2393-8005

Print ISSN : 2454-4396

Article First Page : 32

Article End Page : 33


Abstract

Medical Humanities is being introduced in medical curriculums over the past 30 years in western world. In India, now there are few centers, which have started department of Medical humanities. It is claimed that the medical humanities in a medical school curriculum can develop attitudes related to regular work of a clinician and contribute equally to personality development. The evidence for this claim is not very strong but subjective feedback is positive. It is recommended that activities related to humanities in medicine should be introduced in every medical college with aim of improving quality and attitudes of medical graduates.

Keywords
: Medical Humanities Curriculum, Art of Medicine