Is it heading in the right direction?
The preceding article by Clarke and Morgan discusses a new form of education and training for medical specialists in Australia. The programs at the Australian School of Advanced Medicine at Macquarie University have pre-Fellowship (general specialist training) and post-Fellowship (subspecialist training) components.1 Here, I concentrate on the former. Both the formal university involvement and the new funding model proposed in the article have major implications that warrant widespread discussion.
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