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Letters Reforming medical education

Reforming medical education: we must retain innovative training solutions developed in response to covid-19

BMJ 2021; 372 doi: (Published 19 January 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;372:n165
  1. Colin Melville, medical director and director, education and standards
  1. General Medical Council, London NW1 3JN, UK
  1. DirectorOfEducationandStandards{at}

We agree that new graduates must be prepared for the everyday realities of postgraduate training.1 In recent years, we’ve been thinking differently about the balance between training, assessment,2 and service pressures. The pandemic has accelerated innovative training solutions and we must retain these positive changes.

The foundation interim year 1 intervention to boost our pandemic workforce seems to …

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