Spate Of New Med Schools Promise A Different Breed Of American Doctor
A new crop of medical schools is offering unique training and a revised curriculum in an effort at fixing the country's health care system. But they are facing numerous challenges.
Can New Models Of Doctor Training Fix America's Broken Health Care System?
New medical schools are launching across the country to address a projected physician shortage. They’re promising innovative curriculums that let aspiring doctors spend time doing research, working in community health settings, and following the same patients for months. But they face big obstacles, starting with the challenge of recruiting students and faculty when they’re not yet accredited — and won’t be, even in the best-case scenario, for several years. (Williams, 5/9)