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Need to incorporate sleep teaching into the undergraduate curriculum
  1. Sumir Chawla
  1. Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Sumir Chawla, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK; sumir.chawla15{at}

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I read with great interest the study by Brown et al.1 The article highlights a very important topic, which affects not only physicians-in-training but also undergraduate medical students. Sleep has shown to be important not only for achieving academic success, but also for health and psychological distress management.2 However, endeavouring to manage sleep effectively is a task many doctors struggle with during the early transition from medical student to junior doctor. While this study has recommended the need for sleep quality to be prioritised in the …

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