Veterinary Record 157:692-695 doi:10.1136/vr.157.22.692

Working in parallel, learning in parallel?

  1. S. M. Rhind, BVMS, PhD, MRCPath, MRCVS3
  1. 1Higher Education Academy Subject Centre for Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Medicine
  2. 2School of Medical Education Development, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH
  3. 3Veterinary Pathology, Easter Bush Veterinary Centre, University of Edinburgh, Roslin, Midlothian EH25 9RG


Despite significant similarities between training and practice in human and veterinary medicine, the two professions tend to articulate, rather than merge, in areas of potential overlap, including education, say Megan Quentin-Baxter, John Spencer and Susan Rhind. Here, they compare education in the human and veterinary fields, outlining key similarities and differences

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