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


Carr, SE and Canny, BJ and Wearn, A and Carmody, D and Celenza, A and Diug, B and Leech, M and Wilkinson, TJ, Twelve tips for medical students experiencing an interruption in their academic progress, Medical Teacher Article online ahead of print. ISSN 0142-159X (2021) [Refereed Article]

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DOI: doi:10.1080/0142159X.2021.1921134


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 Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:study skills, general, medicine, student support, undergraduate
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Curriculum and pedagogy
Research Field:Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in the biomedical and clinical sciences
UTAS Author:Canny, BJ (Professor Ben Canny)
ID Code:146827
Year Published:2021
Web of Science® Times Cited:4
Deposited By:Office of the School of Medicine
Deposited On:2021-09-29
Last Modified:2021-10-28

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