Medical student education in ophthalmology: crisis and opportunity.

@article{Quillen2005MedicalSE,
  title={Medical student education in ophthalmology: crisis and opportunity.},
  author={David A. Quillen and Richard a. Harper and Barrett G. Haik},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2005},
  volume={112 11},
  pages={
          1867-8
        }
}
The number of medical schools requiring a formal ophthalmology rotation has declined significantly during the first years of the 21st century—down from 68% in 2000 to 30% in 2004 (Association of University Professors in Ophthalmology 2004 Survey on Medical Student Teaching). At first glance, this seems shocking. How can it be that the specialty we love so much receives so little attention in the overall scheme of medical education? But the explanations are numerous. The explosive growth of… CONTINUE READING

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