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Twelve tips for medical students experiencing an interruption in their academic progress

Carr, SE, Canny, BJ ORCID: 0000-0002-5282-8577, Wearn, A, Carmody, D, Celenza, A, Diug, B, Leech, M and Wilkinson, TJ 2021 , 'Twelve tips for medical students experiencing an interruption in their academic progress' , Medical Teacher , pp. 1-6 , doi: 10.1080/0142159X.2021.1921134.

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For every commencing cohort of medical students, a small but significant number will experience an interruption to their academic progression because of academic difficulties, health concerns or external influences outside of the students' control. During the process of researching the factors surrounding difficulties with academic progression, students told us many ways that they have learned from that experience, which then allowed most of them to graduate. This paper combines the shared experiences of students who have had an interruption, and those of the authors as medical educators.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Carr, SE and Canny, BJ and Wearn, A and Carmody, D and Celenza, A and Diug, B and Leech, M and Wilkinson, TJ
Keywords: study skills, general, medicine, student support, undergraduate
Journal or Publication Title: Medical Teacher
Publisher: Informa Healthcare
ISSN: 0142-159X
DOI / ID Number: 10.1080/0142159X.2021.1921134
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