Medical education and medical profession: Are we headed the right way?


  • Pankajakshan Vijayanthi Indu Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram



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How to Cite

Indu, P. V. “Medical Education and Medical Profession: Are We Headed the Right Way?”. Kerala Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 36, no. 1, Aug. 2023, pp. 1-3, doi:10.30834/KJP.36.1.2023.421.