Education of History of Medicine at the Spanish University - Project PB96-0631-C03-01 (DGES)

Luis Montiel


The following article aims to show the place of History of Medicine and related subjects, in the instruction of Medicine at the Spanish Universities. The present situation is very complex, as at this moment a new program of studies is being implemented, at different path in each university. In the new curriculum History of Medicine is placed in the core curriculum as introduction to medicine and scientific methodology and as a mandatory teaching as history of clinics, bioethics, medical anthropology, etc. Choise of optional teachings and post-graduate courses (at Ph. D level) are also described. In any case, the subjects with historic and medical contents are well represented. The text provides detailed infromation about the subjects instructed at the main universities. 


Key words: History of Medicine - High education - Spain 

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