Basic & Clinical Medicine ›› 2016, Vol. 36 ›› Issue (5): 715-718.

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Investigation of medical humanities in the perspective of clinical medicine students


  • Received:2015-12-30 Revised:2016-01-18 Online:2016-05-05 Published:2016-04-26

Abstract: Objective To learn the clinical medical students' cognition of the status quo of Chinese medical humanities and propose suggestions for improvement. Methods The survey was conducted among those medical students who have participated in clinical practice ,including undergraduates, graduate students and doctoral students . A self-filled questionnaire for all students were used for data collection. A total of 184 students completed the questionnaire.Results The survey shows that medical humanities are lack in the process of medical communication between doctors and patients. And investment in medical humanities education is insufficient .Most medical students are willing to further improve their humanistic quality through variable ways. Conclusions Medical students have a clear understanding of those problems about medical humanities and it is necessary and feasible to set up humanities related courses, organize lectures regularly, improve doctors’ salary and increase the assessment.

Key words: Key words :medical students, humanistic quality, clinical practice, teamwork, doctor-patient communication

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