Medical Science Educator

, Volume 23, Supplement 1, pp 88–91 | Cite as

Impact of a 5-Year Research-Oriented Medical School Curriculum on Medical Student Research Interest, Scholarly Output, and Career Intentions

  • Clemencia Colmenares
  • S. Beth Bierer
  • Linda M. Graham
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The impact of research experiences on medical student career intentions is unclear. Short-term outcomes from the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine’s five-year research curriculum show that most medical students can generate scholarly work during medical school and sustain a high level of interest in research as a career option.


Research Interest Scholarly Output Career Intentions 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Clemencia Colmenares
    • 1
  • S. Beth Bierer
    • 1
  • Linda M. Graham
    • 1
  1. 1.Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve UniversityClevelandUSA

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