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Forrow, Lachlan; Wolf, Mark L. – Academic Medicine, 1998
U.S. Schweitzer Fellows Programs support over 100 health professions students annually in six locations. Fellows participate in activities designed to strengthen the ideals that attracted them to health care. Program alumni report that their experiences integrate their own ideals into professional and career development. Such programs may…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Alumni, Career Development, Fellowships
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Johnson, Leon, Jr. – Academic Medicine, 1998
Chronicles the history of National Medical Fellowships, Inc., since the 1940s the only private national organization dedicated exclusively to increasing numbers of minorities in medicine. Originally focusing on black participation, the program expanded in the 1970s to include all underrepresented minorities. Despite slowing progress in the 1990s,…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Diversity (Student), Educational History, Educational Trends
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Fasser, Carl E.; And Others – Academic Medicine, 1992
A survey of 58 second- and third-year medical school geriatric fellows found they perceived their research training as inadequate, because of insufficient time for research activities and inadequate exposure to research-qualified scientists. Results suggest a research-focused third fellowship year may be futile without more resources. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Educational Quality, Fellowships, Geriatrics
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Shulin, David J.; And Others – Academic Medicine, 1992
In a model for training physicians in management, a privately funded program has a physician-fellow working in a community-based private practice to produce compensation for work done and fund academic training. Institutions can thus use clinical income to expand management training within contexts of existing academic missions and patient care…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Educational Finance, Fellowships, Higher Education
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McGaghie, William C.; And Others – Academic Medicine, 1990
Data for this study were collected during a comparative, longitudinal evaluation of a family medicine fellowship program covering the years 1979-87. The physician sample included 90 family physicians who had received fellowship training and 113 control physicians who have not participated in a fellowship training program. (MLW)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comparative Analysis, Family Practice (Medicine), Fellowships
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Peters, Antoinette S.; Flanagan, Thomas D. – Academic Medicine, 1990
Analysis of the process used by a faculty-student committee to choose medical student summer researchers (N=82) over two years looked at project findings in comparison with findings of other-funded projects by rejected applicants and with the original proposals. The soundness of the review process was supported. (MSE)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Committees, Evaluation Methods, Fellowships
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Smith, Lawrence G.; And Others – Academic Medicine, 1997
A survey of 121 internal medicine residents at Mount Sinai Hospital (New York) investigated students' career plans and decision timing, the effect on their residency of applying for a fellowship, and the timing of the fellowship process. Results indicate the current medical fellowship application system is generally experienced negatively. A…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, College Applicants, Fellowships, Graduate Medical Education
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Cox, Barbara G.; And Others – Academic Medicine, 1990
A six-week course in scientific writing and publishing at the University of Florida College of Medicine covered prose, syntax, and writing style, construction of scientific papers, and the submission and review process. An advanced course is now offered due to heavy demand. Materials include scientific writing texts, comprehensive syllabi, and…
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Fellowships, Grammar, Higher Education
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Cohen, Michael D.; Merenstein, Joel H. – Academic Medicine, 1990
The authors surveyed 49 U.S. fellowship programs in family medicine. Although foreign physicians are encouraged by the American Academy of Family Practice to come to the United States, this study shows that it is extremely difficult for these physicians to find programs willing to act as host. (Author/MLW)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Faculty Development, Family Practice (Medicine), Fellowships