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medical school

A formal education programme (four years in the US; prerequisite four years of undergraduate education) which is generally divided into two years of basic sciences (e.g., anatomy, physiology, pathology, pharmacology, etc.) and two years of clinical sciences, in which students have courses that combine lectures with hands-on learning experience in a hospital setting in Ob/Gyn, surgery, psychiatry, etc.

medical school

Graduate education A period of formal education–4 yrs in the US, prerequisite 4 yrs of undergraduate education, generally divided into 2 yrs of basic sciences–eg, anatomy, physiology, pathology, pharmacology, etc, and 2 yrs of clinical sciences in which students have courses that combine lectures with hands-on learning experience in a hospital setting in OB, surgery, psychiatry, etc. See International medical graduate, Offshore medical school.
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