Medical education in the People's Republic of China.

  title={Medical education in the People's Republic of China.},
  author={David A. Nutter},
  journal={Journal of medical education},
  volume={58 7},
The People's Republic of China is in the process of developing a comprehensive system of health care for one-quarter of the world's population. A continually evolving system of medical education that presently operates on three levels for the education and training of (a) "barefoot" or worker doctors, (b) "assistant" doctors, midwives, and nurses, and (c) both traditional and Western-style physicians has been a key factor in the process. Three aspects of Chinese medical education are noteworthy… CONTINUE READING