The Educational Impact of Exposure to Clinical Psychiatry Early in an Undergraduate Medical Curriculum

  title={The Educational Impact of Exposure to Clinical Psychiatry Early in an Undergraduate Medical Curriculum},
  author={Menna Brown and Jacob Barnes and Katie Silver and Nicholas Williams and Philip M. Newton},
  journal={Academic Psychiatry},
ObjectiveThe medical school at Swansea University provides compulsory early exposure to clinical education through short learning opportunities in the clinical setting (LOCS). These are 3–4-h sessions chosen by students from a list of over 900. Students are required to complete ten LOCS in each of their first 2 years of medical school, with at least one per year being in psychiatry. The objective of this study was to evaluate the educational experience of students undertaking LOCS in psychiatry… 

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