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New pathways for medical student education address concerns of both students and educators

New pathways for medical student education address concerns of both students and educators

Innovative approaches to medical school education are described, including the three-year model and the integrated curriculum with early clinical exposure.

The authors, from left: Ms. Lazow, Ms. Venn, and Dr. Dakin.

PreOp program: Can we achieve a “trickle-up” effect?

This article describes the PreOp program—a preclinical surgical exposure initiative—and how it successfully offers increased surgical exposure to first-year medical students by providing preliminary data from an ongoing longitudinal study of this program.

Surgical education and training at the crossroads between medical school and residency

Surgical training challenges resulting from variations in technical, cognitive, and other competencies among graduating medical school students is the focus of this article. This piece also identifies the constraints some graduate medical education programs face in assisting physicians as they transition from medical school to surgical training.

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