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Making room for medical humanities
  1. V J Grant
  1. Health Psychology, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1, New Zealand; vj.grant{at}


    Should medical humanities become part of the core curriculum in medicine? This paper describes the experiences of one medical school that decided it should. The paper describes the professional and academic rationale for this decision, the process by which it was implemented, the structure of the course, the strategies for assessment of students' work and the results of a teacher evaluation.

    • Medical humanities
    • medical curriculum
    • medical education

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