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Fifty-nine students who had previously taken degrees or commenced careers in subjects other than medicine entered the Cambridge Clinical Course in its first 5 years of operation, commencing in 1976. A questionnaire was used to ascertain their original career plans when entering medical education, their career plans in 1981, and the reasons for any changes.(More)
There has been relatively little research on the relationship between the clinical performance of physicians and the criteria used by medical school admissions and promotions committees. The studies which have been done primarily relate clinical performance to cognitive criteria. They have usually found only negligible relationships. By considering both(More)
To meet the physician shortage in rural America, medical schools have attempted to enroll more students from farms and small towns. How successful these schools have been in selecting rural students who perform satisfactorily as undergraduates has rarely been documented. Accordingly, this research compares the performance and the predictors of performance(More)