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What’s the best way for medical students to learn clinical skills?  Most medical schools have revamped their curricula to include some clinical training from the first year of medical school. This is a welcome change from the previous model of … Continue reading

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  Medical simulations help medical students learn to provide good care. In the past, more simulations were done using “standardized” patients, actors who posed as ill individuals. More recently, however, high-tech mannequins are used in simulation centers and can teach … Continue reading

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