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Obamacare transforms med school
Modern Healthcare

Ranjodh Singh, a first-year medical student at Weill Cornell Medical College, trains every few weeks not with his classmates but with nursing, public-health and social-work students from Hunter College. Together, they talk to patients, analyze case studies and write papers. “[We're] learning the skills and strengths of other professions,” said Mr. Singh. “Now it’s ‘How can I help them?’ “

Medical students typically have been left to figure out how to work with nurses and other health professionals, usually by osmosis in their third and fourth years.