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Recruitment, undergraduate education and the possible impact of Tomorrow's Doctors

  • David Cottrell (a1)
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Recruitment into psychiatry varies across medical schools. There is evidence that positive attitudes towards psychiatry at the end of undergraduate education influence career choice and that a major determinant of positive attitudes is exposure to well organised and well taught psychiatry programmes. The General Medical Council's (GMC) guidance on undergraduate medical education provides many opportunities for psychiatrists to increase the exposure of medical students to psychiatry. These opportunities should be seized if we wish to increase recruitment into psychiatry.

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Recruitment, undergraduate education and the possible impact of Tomorrow's Doctors

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