The practice of and reflection on problem-based learning in academic postgraduate clinical medicine education

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Author: Ya-Fei ZHANG 1, 2, 3 Hui-Fang CHEN 3 Ning LUO 3 Wen-Li YU 3 Qiu ZHAO 1, 2, 3

Affiliation: 1. Department of Gastroenterology, Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University, Wuhan 430071, China 2. Clinical Center and Key Lab of Intestinal and Colorectal Diseases of Hubei Province, Wuhan 430071, China 3. Teaching and Research Room of Internal Medicine, Second Clinical College of Wuhan University, Wuhan 430071, China

Keywords: Problem-based learning Clinical medicine Postgraduate education Academic


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Problem-based learning has been widely employed in medical education in Western countries, it is considered to promote students analytical and problem solving skills, and foster independent learning. In this article, we have reflected on our experience and discussed some relevant problems related to problem-based learning in academic postgraduate clinical medicine education. 

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