Training Medical Students in the Community - Memoirs and Reflections of the University of Transkei Medical School

International Journal

Med Educ Online [serial online] 2006;11:2 Jan 01, 2006

“Not long after its inception, the undergraduate medical program at the University of Transkei (UNITRA) departed from the traditional hospicentric medical education approach to one tailored around a Community-Based Medical Education (CBME) curriculum adopting the Problem-based Learning (PBL) pedagogy. This article reflects on the experiences of the faculty in establishing and implementing CBME, exploring what it has meant to train medical students in the community. "

Amalio del Río
David L Buso
Ehi U Igumbor
Jose M Martínez

Southern Africa

South Africa


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