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Table of Contents
Vol. 18, No. 3, 2009
Issue release date: April 2009
Section title: Original Paper
Open Access Gateway
Med Princ Pract 2009;18:204–208
(DOI:10.1159/000204351)

Perception of the Educational Environment by Medical Students Undergoing a Curricular Transition in Kuwait

Bouhaimed M.a, b · Thalib L.a · Doi S.A.R.c
Departments of aCommunity Medicine, bSurgery and cMedicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
email Corresponding Author

Manal Bouhaimed, PhD, FRCS

Department of Community Medicine and Department of Surgery

Faculty of Medicine – Kuwait University

PO Box 24923, Safat 13110 (Kuwait)

Tel. +965 787 8634, Fax +965 533 8948, E-Mail manal_q8@hsc.edu.kw


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