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Medical schools overhaul curriculum to better prepare future docs
Modern Healthcare

Brooke Wagen didn’t have a typical third-year medical school experience.

Instead of going through the clinical rotations students usually are exposed to, Wagen spent the year interviewing elderly residents who lived in the housing developments close to her home in Austin, Texas. Wagen talked to 30 residents over age 65 to try to understand how they viewed their health and social situation.