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Accelerated programs toward Family Practice?

Discussion in 'Medical Students - DO' started by luckymed, Feb 24, 2002.

  1. luckymed

    luckymed Member 7+ Year Member

    Dec 5, 2001
    Does any of you know any medical school offer an accelerated program for students who are leaning Family Practice ( 3 years of medical school and 3 years of residency) instead of 4 years? Thanks
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  3. prefontaine

    prefontaine Senior Member 10+ Year Member

    Nov 27, 1998
    Northern Liberties
    A # of schools offer a combined 4th year, ie you are an MS4 and a PG-1 simultaneously. This shortens the process to 6 years total.

    I believe you pay for the MS-4 and also are paid to be a PG-1, though I am not sure about this.

    Marshall and ECU have (had?) this program. When I was a student at least 6 schools did.

    MCP has a similar program for IM, as do others.
    Check with the AAFP.
  4. BADunning

    BADunning Member 7+ Year Member

    Apr 27, 2001
    Hello prefontaine, I haven't seen your moniker on SDN in a while.

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