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Modernizing medical school admission processes: a European perspective

Authors Karlsson AK, Elmqvist KO

Received 26 August 2016

Accepted for publication 1 September 2016

Published 17 October 2016 Volume 2016:7 Pages 593—596

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/AMEP.S120726

Editor who approved publication: Dr Anwarul Azim Majumder


Adam K Karlsson, Karl O Elmqvist

Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
 
We read with keen interest the commentary by Eltorai and Daniels1 wherein they suggested a streamlining of the current US medical school admission process, through the development of a common application system called the National Medical School Matching Program (NMSMP). This, the authors argue, would not only improve the efficiency by centralizing the application process, reducing the number of futile interviews and the need for superfluous documentation, but also significantly reduce the costs to both the applicant and the medical schools.

Read the original article by Eltorai and colleagues.

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