Health Professions Advising Office (HPAO)

University of Mississippi

NYT: The Drawn-Out Medical Degree

Should medical education be shorter?

The answer is yes, at least according to administrators at many of America’s leading medical schools. The idea may conjure up images of clueless residents Googling symptoms on their smartphones at the patient’s bedside, but advocates insist that time spent in school can be trimmed without shortchanging education or compromising quality of care. Read full article.