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National Medical School Matching Program: optimizing outcomes

Authors Eltorai A, Daniels A

Received 9 March 2016

Accepted for publication 1 May 2016

Published 1 July 2016 Volume 2016:7 Pages 371—373

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/AMEP.S108074

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Editor who approved publication: Dr Anwarul Azim Majumder


Adam EM Eltorai, Alan H Daniels

Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA

Abstract: The medical school admissions process is inefficient and costly to both applicants and medical schools. For the many rejected applicants, this process represents a costly, unproductive use of time. For medical schools, numerous applications are reviewed that ultimately do not yield matriculants, representing a substantial inefficiency. In order to streamline the process and reduce costs, we propose the development of a national medical school matching program.

Keywords:
medical school, admissions, match program

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