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Students and teachers prefer early experience

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: (Published 01 November 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:0411396b
  1. Ahmed Kassem1
  1. 1BMJ

Medical students and teachers favour having early clinical experience in medical school, a study in the BMJ has found (2004;329:834-7).

Tim Dornan, consultant physician, and Chris Bundy, senior lecturer in health psychology, from Manchester University led group discussions with 64 students, staff, and curriculum leaders from three medical schools in the United Kingdom.

Results indicated that without early experience, the medical curriculum …

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