A curriculum can be latent and informalBMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7393.823/a (Published 12 April 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:823
- Carol P Herbert, professor of family medicine (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- 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 …