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The need for a locally relevant paradigm shift in Medical Education

Author:

Veranja Liyanaparthirana

Co-editor, SLJM, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, LK
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Abstract

The advent of technology over the past few decades has made a tremendous impact on the management of illnesses with concepts such as personalized genomic medicine being introduced. If the maximum fruits are to be reaped from these findings for the benefit of patients, undergraduate medical education needs to evolve, incorporating this new knowledge.

How to Cite: Liyanaparthirana, V., (2016). The need for a locally relevant paradigm shift in Medical Education. Sri Lanka Journal of Medicine. 25(1), pp.1–2. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sljm.v25i1.12
Published on 12 Aug 2016.

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