TITLE

B/W/in "smug docs" storm

AUTHOR(S)
Coombes, Rebecca
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/14/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7657, p1340
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on intensive negative media attention which an editorial in the "British Medical Journal" written by Chris McManus, a professor of psychology and medical education at University College London and Hugh Ip, the editor of "Student BMJ". In the editorial it was suggested that medical degree courses which deliberately lower entrance requirements in order to attract candidates from poorer backgrounds should be discontinued. The authors' reaction to the media attention is discussed.
ACCESSION #
32744674

 

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