The Hidden Curriculum in Health Professional Education is a guided tour of what is currently known about the hidden curriculum from research and from the viewpoints of 34 contributors and thought leaders in this arena. Dr. Joseph O'Donnell provides a superb introduction that lays out the organizational structure of the book very clearly for the reader. Thus, the reader can select the most pertinent sections or chapters, along with a brief history of the hidden curriculum as portrayed in the literature. This provision of context is crucial to appreciating the later sections. The introduction also provides definitions of the 4 types or levels of the curriculum.
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