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Comparison of curriculum of pediatrics education for medical students between Canada and China

GAO Yi-jin, LU Mei-hua, YIN Lei, WANG Ying, WANG Wei, JIANG Zhong-yi   

  1. Shanghai Children's Medical Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200127, China
  • Online:2015-09-28 Published:2015-09-30


Our traditional undergraduate curricula in pediatrics are not adequate for the demands of a competent pediatrician. To discuss that reforming in content areas in pediatrics is of great importance in meeting the current needs of populations nationally. Content areas in pediatrics between China and Canada were compared in this study. Content area should be the starting point of pediatric medical education reform, as its importance in pediatrician training.

Key words: pediatrics, medical student, medical education, content areas, China, Canada