W. H. B.
One year ago this column1 was devoted to a discussion of the various problems in medical education that had arisen as a result of the war. At that time, the majority of medical schools in this country had already adopted an accelerated program with the admission of a new class every nine months and continuous instruction the year around, thus making it possible for the medical student to obtain the degree of Doctor of Medicine in three calendar years.
As potential disadvantages of this accelerated program, it was pointed out that the students—not to mention the depleted and overworked faculties—might
B. WH. THE WAR AND MEDICAL EDUCATION. II. Ann Intern Med. ;19:1035–1038. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-19-6-1035
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1943;19(6):1035-1038.
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