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Career Choice Are MDPhD Programs Meeting Their Goals?
 

Summary: Career Choice
Are MD­PhD Programs Meeting Their Goals?
An Analysis of Career Choices Made by
Graduates of 24 MD­PhD Programs
Lawrence F. Brass, MD, PhD, Myles H. Akabas, MD, PhD, Linda D. Burnley,
David M. Engman, MD, PhD, Clayton A. Wiley, MD, PhD, and Olaf S. Andersen, MD
Abstract
Purpose
MD­PhD training programs provide an
integrated approach for training
physician­scientists. The goal of this
study was to characterize the career path
taken by MD­PhD program alumni
during the past 40 years and identify
trends that affect their success.
Method
In 2007­early 2008, 24 programs
enrolling 43% of current trainees and
representing half of the National
Institutes of Health-funded MD­PhD

  

Source: Akabas, Myles - Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine