Medical Schools Prepare Students to Navigate a New Flood of Biodata

U. of Maryland

A student examines a tissue sample at the U. of Maryland School of Medicine, which will emphasize critical thinking in its training program.
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Everyone knows how rigorous medical school is—particularly in the sheer amount of information that students have to absorb. According to some estimates, a medical student will have to learn up to 20,000 new words by his or her second year in...

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