Community-based distributive medical education: Advantaging society

  title={Community-based distributive medical education: Advantaging society},
  author={Tracy Farnsworth and Alan C. Frantz and Ronald W. McCune},
  booktitle={Medical education online},
This paper presents a narrative summary of an increasingly important trend in medical education by addressing the merits of community-based distributive medical education (CBDME). This is a relatively new and compelling model for teaching and training physicians in a manner that may better meet societal needs and expectations. Issues and trends regarding the growing shortage and imbalanced distribution of physicians in the USA are addressed, including the role of international medical graduates… CONTINUE READING
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