Student and faculty perceptions on the rapid scale-up of medical students in Ethiopia

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BACKGROUND Ethiopia is a country of over 94 million people that has a severe physician shortage with approximately only 2.5 physicians per 100,000 persons. Recently, the Ethiopian government implemented a "flood and retain" initiative to rapidly increase the quantity of physicians in Ethiopia. Consequently, medical student enrollment at Addis Ababa… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12909-016-0849-0

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@inproceedings{Mengistu2017StudentAF, title={Student and faculty perceptions on the rapid scale-up of medical students in Ethiopia}, author={Brittney S Mengistu and Holly Vins and Caitrin M Kelly and Daphne R McGee and Jennifer O Spicer and Miliard Derbew and Abebe Bekele and Damen Haile Mariam and Carlos Del Rio and Henry M Blumberg and Dawn L Comeau}, booktitle={BMC medical education}, year={2017} }