Imperatives in medical education and training in response to demands for a sustainable workforce

S. Bruce Dowton*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Factors to be considered in planning our medical workforce to meet future needs include: • Need for outcomes-based curricular designs in medical schools and postgraduate training. • Shortening the length of medical training. • Improving career flexibility to permit professional reinvention. • Developing awareness within the profession about how innovation happens.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)595-598
Number of pages4
JournalMedical Journal of Australia
Volume183
Issue number11-12
Publication statusPublished - 19 Dec 2005
Externally publishedYes

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