AN OVERVIEW OF INTEGRATED MODULAR CURRICULUM FOR UNDERGRADUATE MEDICAL PROGRAMMES IN SOME IMPORTANT COUNTRIES
Keywords:Integrated modular curriculum, Traditional curriculum, Other integrated curricula
Several medical schools in the world including but not limited to the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), the University of Michigan Medical School, the University of Liverpool, the University of Manchester, the University of Dundee, the University of Western Australia (UWA), and the University of Adelaide first adopted and then moved to a more integrated curriculum because of the concerns about the effectiveness of the integrated modular curriculum (IMC) and because IMC was not providing the necessary depth of knowledge. The All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), and the Christian Medical College (CMC) in Vellore, adopted but later reverted to the traditional curriculum. Other medical schools that have adopted and then left the IMC include the Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) in Pune and the Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC) in Delhi. History of IMC in medicine in some important countries is summarized here.
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