TSUNG O. CHENG, M.D.
In 1975 after my third China visit I reported, with Axelrod and Leaf (1), on medical education and practice in People's Republic of China. Since then much change has taken place in China not only politically but also in medical education. This updating report is based on two subsequent visits in 1977 and 1979, particularly the latter.
After the turmoil of the Cultural Revolution (1966-1971) when all the schools, including the medical schools, were closed, the medical schools in China reopened in 1972 but shortened their curriculum to 3 years and admitted junior middle school
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CHENG TO. Medical Education in Modern China: An Update. Ann Intern Med. 1980;92:702–704. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-92-5-702
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1980;92(5):702-704.
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