Medical students writing letters to their patients: Teaching communication and empathy

Ivan Damjanov


This Editorial was written as an encomium to DoctorsMrduljaš-Đujić, Pavličević, Marušić and Marušić to acknowledgetheir contributions to medical education inthe article they have authored for this issue of Acta MedicaAcademica (1). However, before I address the key featuresof that article allow me first to describe the problems ofteaching humanism in medical schools, at least the way Isee them.

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