Implementing Bologna Standards in the medicine curriculum at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

David T. Croke
Historical background: The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) is the second oldest third-level academic institution in Ireland. Preceded by the University of Dublin (Trinity College; founded in 1592), RCSI was established in 1784 and provided the only training in surgery in Ireland until 1851.[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]