New medical education of laboratory medicine at Tohoku University

Tadao Funato, Mitsuo Kaku

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The purpose of this paper is to give an insight into the medical education program of our division at Tohoku University. Laboratory medicine in medical education is a field of learned basic clinical tests. Students have to learn the clinical laboratory through early clinical exposure in the first grade and try clinical technology through small-group learning in the fifth grade. Finally, they learn laboratory medicine such as infection control in our or another clinical hospital. The objects of our course are to encourage and promote the highest standards of training and post-graduate education of physicians and scientists at our university.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1144-1149
Number of pages6
JournalRinsho byori. The Japanese journal of clinical pathology
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Nov

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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