ERIC Number: EJ532647
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Medical Education and Physicians' Career Choices: Are We Taking Credit Beyond Our Due?
Pathman, Donald E.
Academic Medicine, v71 n9 p963-68 Sep 1996
Research on effects of medical school curriculum on choice of careers in rural and underserved areas suggests medical students' pre-established interests are at least as predictive as curriculum. Most medical schools and residencies need extensive curriculum changes if students' careers are to be affected. Admissions offices can play a pivotal role in creating a balanced physician workforce. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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