Which nanobasics should be taught in medical schools?

Joel C. Sunshine, Amy S. Paller

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The progressive growth in nanotechnology approaches to diagnostics and therapeutics, especially for cancer, necessitates training physicians in nanoethics. This article explains why it is critical for medical education to include instruction in nanotechnology, nanomedicine, nanotoxicology, and nanoethics and suggests basic concepts educators can use to infuse curricula with this content.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)337-346
Number of pages10
JournalAMA Journal of Ethics
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Issues, ethics and legal aspects
  • Health(social science)
  • Health Policy


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