Letters

A curriculum can be latent and informal

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7393.823/a (Published 12 April 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:823
  1. Carol P Herbert, professor of family medicine (carol.herbert@fmd.uwo.ca)
  1. Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, London, ON, Canada N6A 5C1

    EDITOR—Prideaux has provided an interesting and useful summary of approaches to a medical school curriculum.1 However, there are two parallel curricular processes at work.

    The first is the latent curriculum, first described by Eisenberg, whereby students learn …

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