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The Daily Dose – I, (Medical) Robot

Today’s daily dose showcases a uniquely 21st century doctor-patient relationship.


Medical schools are increasingly using simulators to prepare their students for clinical experience. The robotic patient can be adjusted to exhibit a wide range of conditions, and more importantly, can be brought back to life with the push of a button. Stanford Medical School has this promotional video for their simulation center:

Later today, we’ll have more on the changing face of medical education.

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