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Letters Diversifying the medical curriculum

Whole institution approaches for diversifying the medical curriculum

BMJ 2019; 364 doi: (Published 13 March 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;364:l1043
  1. Jeanine Suurmond, assistant professor1,
  2. Nisha Dogra, emeritus professor2,
  3. Olivia Carter-Pokras, professor of epidemiology3
  1. 1Amsterdam UMC, University of Amsterdam, Department of Public Health, Meibergdreef 9, 1105AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  2. 2Greenwood Institute of Child Health, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
  3. 3University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, MD, USA
  1. j.suurmond{at}

We agree with Gishen and Lokugamage that we need to teach medical students the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to deliver patient centred care to diverse patient populations and to work effectively …

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