TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Introduction 2. Paradigmatic shifts in the theory, practice and teaching of medicine in recent decades 3. Teaching behavioral and social sciences to medical students 4. Difficulties in learning and teaching patient interviewing 5. Overcoming difficulties in teaching patient interviewing 6. Doctor-patient relations 7. Barriers to doctor-patient communication 8. Diagnostic utility of the physical examination and ancillary tests 9. Physical-examination skills: learning difficulties 10. Learning and teaching physical-examination skills by clinical context 11. Recording the clinical data base 12. Recording personal and social data and examination of asymptomatic persons 13. Recording the patient's history 14. Intuitive vs analytic clinical reasoning15. Should clinical training rely on role modeling?
Myers-JDC Brookdale InstituteThe Smokler Center for Health Policy ResearchJerusalem, IsraelFormerlyProfessor of Medicine and Chair of Medical Education Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical School Jerusalem and Professor of Medicine and Chair of Behavioral Sciences in Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel"