Selecting medical students

The past, present and future

Ian Wilson*, Barbara Griffin

*Corresponding author for this work

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This chapter provides a brief history of medical student selection and then describesthe development and analysis of the method of selection in a new medical school inAustralia. The development of a method of student selection made use of current thinkingaround high quality selection procedures. These discussions provide an insight into thefuture developments in relation to selecting the best students to become the bestpractitioners.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMedical Education
Subtitle of host publicationGlobal Perspectives, Challenges and Future Directions
EditorsAngelo P. Giardino, Eileen R. Giardino
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherNova Science Publishers
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9781626186958, 1626186952
ISBN (Print)9781626186392, 1626186391
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2013

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