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Medical School Curriculum Types

Medical school curriculum types (What’s The Best?)

Medical schools operate differently both at a national and international level. Their curriculum’s, mostly decided by the institutions themselves, are broadly based on (or a mixture of) four main types; block scheduling, non-block scheduling, problem-based learning (PBL) and clinical. Most schools also operate on a systems-based or non-systems approach to the first and second years …

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is medical school fun

is medical school fun? (8 Ways to Improve your Med School Experience)

Medical school, for most of us, is stressful rather than fun. But this is entirely subjective; depending on the habits, opinions, study strategy and hobbies of your average med student. Mindset, most importantly, is what determines the real answer to this question. As well as overall outlook. Ask most students however and they’ll often tell …

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How Do Medical Students Practice Surgery?

how do med students practice surgery? (Try-At-Home Examples!)

You might already know that med students aren’t allowed to do most of the stuff that qualified doctors get to do. As a patient, you’re probably thankful for that! So, how do medical students practice surgery? Students mainly practice with their own surgical training kits and tutorials. Techniques can be improved via practice using silicon …

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Do All Medical Students Have To Dissect A Cadaver?

do all medical students have to dissect a cadaver? (My Personal Experience Among Dead Bodies)

Not all medical students have to dissect cadavers as part of their medical training. Some schools however, particularly the more established and long-running, do make it compulsory. But this answer also depends on local and national laws permitting access to cadavers, as well as the supply. In my own experience as an international student at …

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