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Effect of three-year and four-year curricula on physicians' attitudes and medical practice.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6716426     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The purpose of the study reported here was to identify the differences, if any, between graduates who were in different curricula at Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. Physicians from the four-year curriculum plan indicated they believed they were more adequately taught than those in the subsequent three-year curriculum plan. The training that the former physicians received seemed to provide them with a better basis for being independent. They regarded as desirable a medical practice requiring them to deal with many uncertainties in diagnosis and therapy. Physicians graduating from the medical school when the three-year plan was in effect seemed to have more personal and academic problems, and more of them suggested that various subjects should have been given greater emphasis in the medical school curriculum.
L K Gunzburger; L M Yang; J R Tobin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of medical education     Volume:  59     ISSN:  0022-2577     ISO Abbreviation:  J Med Educ     Publication Date:  1984 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-06-20     Completed Date:  1984-06-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375377     Medline TA:  J Med Educ     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  373-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Attitude of Health Personnel*
Career Choice
Clinical Competence
Education, Medical*
Private Practice

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