Medical students' perspectives on learning preferences within clinical settings
Fahad Mohammad, Aniruddh Shenoy
College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
We read with great interest the study by Caton et al1 regarding residents and their perceptions surrounding which learning experiences serve as the most effective. While the American residency program equates to the British foundation program, such insights are hugely pertinent to us as final-year medical students who are starting the third term of hospital attachments before beginning the house jobs. Furthermore, as students who already have 2 years of experience in a hospital setting, we have experienced various learning opportunities, some of which are echoed in this study. As such, we hope our personal reflections will further elucidate some of these findings.
View the original paper by Caton and colleagues.
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