Volume 2013, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 2308-2526
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Following the movement toward globalization by patients, providers, and healthcare institutions, the era of borderless medical education programs has finally arrived. Some well-known United States medical schools recently have established medical education programs overseas, while several others are currently being planned. This article describes three adaptations of the standard American medical education model outside the United States. The reports from these institutions demonstrate that such adaptation into diverse cultures has been successful and that they are currently graduating medical doctors meeting highest international standards. While methodology and innovations of these institutions differ, they share common objectives of producing high quality graduates comparable to United States medical graduates based on standardized assessments.


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