ERIC Number: EJ420233
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Graduate Medical Education and Rural Health Care.
Talley, Robert C.
Academic Medicine, v65 n12 suppl pS22-25 Dec 1990
It is proposed that medical schools recruit students from rural areas, have them choose family practice, and train them in rural settings. Specific recommendations for improving content and context of rural medical care education are made, including merging internal medicine, family practice, and pediatrics as a single primary care specialty. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Change Strategies, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Family Practice (Medicine), Graduate Medical Education, Health Services, Higher Education, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Primary Health Care, Professional Education, Rural Areas, Specialization, Student Recruitment
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Proceedings of the 1990 Invitational Symposium: Rural Health: A Challenge for Medical Education. (San Antonio, TX, February 1-3, 1990).