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The Changing Landscape of Medical Education

A recent article in The Washington Post asks whether or not medical school should be shortened to three years, and highlights medical programs across the country that are “fast tracking” its students as a way to get more doctors into the field sooner.

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Redesigning the Health Care Workforce: VIDEO Presentation

Washington, D.C.

Last week in Washington, D.C., Dr. George Thibault, president of the Macy Foundation, joined Health Affairs and Academic Medicine for a health policy briefing to discuss how to create the optimal health care workforce for the 21st century.

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New Articles on Education and the Health Care Workforce

With an increased awareness among policy makers, providers, and educators that the size, composition, geographic distribution, and skill mix of the workforce is of great importance, the need for health professions education reform is gaining national attention.

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New Podcast Interview with President George Thibault

On October 16, Macy President George Thibault, MD sat down with Ohio State University College of Nursing’s Bernadette Melnyk, PhD, RN to discuss the value of interprofessional health education.

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