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May 3, 2017 - New Course Prepares Students for Legal, Business Aspects of Medicine
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transition to residency.jpgForty-five senior medical students at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine recently participated in transition to residency, a course designed to enhance students’ knowledge and skills to prepare for their upcoming residency training.

The course provides capstone information on topics such as medical economics, medical ethics, legal aspects of medical practice, basics of leadership and translational research during residency.

Dr. Estrada, assistant dean for medical education and professor of pediatrics at the USA College of Medicine, said the purpose of the course is to offer students information that they can utilize while developing their long-term educational, professional and financial goals.

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