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Reconstruction of a clinician training system in China—A successful “5 + 3” model from Shanghai


The International Journal of Health Planning and Management

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To promote medical educational reforms and improve the quality of health care services in China, Shanghai has embarked on a pilot reform programme to combine 3‐year graduate education with standardized residency training, which is called the 5 + 3 model and consists of 5 years of undergraduate studies plus 3 years of graduate studies integrated with standardized residency training. In the current review, we present the reconstruction and practice of the model in China.