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Medical students face uncertain future

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: (Published 21 November 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1408
  1. Jessica Westall
  1. Sheffield

    Over 100 preclinical students at Sheffield University were told last month that they could not continue their medical studies as planned owing to the financial crisis in South East Asia.

    The students, most of whom are Malaysian, are taking part in a pioneering scheme under which they spend their first two preclinical years at Sheffield University and then complete their training at a new medical school in Ipoh, Malaysia. The partnership, known as the Asean Sheffield Medical College, …

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