The relationship between school type and academic performance at medical school: a national, multi-cohort study

@inproceedings{Kumwenda2017TheRB,
  title={The relationship between school type and academic performance at medical school: a national, multi-cohort study},
  author={Ben Kumwenda and Jennifer Anne Cleland and Kim A Walker and Amanda J. Lee and Rachel Greatrix},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2017}
}
OBJECTIVES Differential attainment in school examinations is one of the barriers to increasing student diversity in medicine. However, studies on the predictive validity of prior academic achievement and educational performance at medical school are contradictory, possibly due to single-site studies or studies which focus only on early years' performance. To address these gaps, we examined the relationship between sociodemographic factors, including school type and average educational… CONTINUE READING

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