Science plus art equals medicine

I recall asking one student to describe an elbow x-ray, and the description started with the statement that it was a knee. 

While often strong in their understanding of ethics, this doesn’t necessarily translate into consulting room behaviour.

I’m of a vintage when anatomy was taught and professionalism was caught. 

I recall well our solitary lecture on ethics and professionalism: “You’ll pick it up.”

Today’s curriculum is strong on teaching professionalism (good for avoiding

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