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“I’m a medic”: a web-based, social capital approach to health careers (2018)
Journal Article
Garrud, P., Hughes, G., Greaves, S., McCracken, S., & Doyle, J. (2018). “I’m a medic”: a web-based, social capital approach to health careers. MedEdPublish, 7(4), doi:10.15694/mep.2018.0000280.1

Widening access to medicine in U.K. requires outreach that engages schools in remote areas, schools with below average attainment, and schools serving disadvantaged communities in order to develop a more representative profession and meet serious wor... Read More

Profiling strugglers in a graduate-entry medicine course at Nottingham: a retrospective case study (2012)
Journal Article
Garrud, P., & Yates, J. (2012). Profiling strugglers in a graduate-entry medicine course at Nottingham: a retrospective case study. BMC Medical Education, 12(Decemb), doi:10.1186/1472-6920-12-124. ISSN 1472-6920

Background 10-15% of students struggle at some point in their medicine course. Risk factors include weaker academic qualifications, male gender, mental illness, UK ethnic minority status, and poor study skills. Recent research on an undergraduate... Read More

Who applies and who gets admitted to UK graduate entry medicine?: an analysis of UK admission statistics (2011)
Journal Article
Garrud, P. (2011). Who applies and who gets admitted to UK graduate entry medicine?: an analysis of UK admission statistics. BMC Medical Education, 11(Septem), doi:10.1186/1472-6920-11-71. ISSN 1472-6920

Background Graduate-entry medicine is a recent development in the UK, intended to expand and broaden access to medical training. After eight years, it is time to evaluate its success in recruitment. Objectives This study aimed to compare th... Read More

Comparative attainment of 5-year undergraduate and 4-year graduate entry medical students moving into foundation training (2009)
Journal Article
Manning, G., & Garrud, P. (2009). Comparative attainment of 5-year undergraduate and 4-year graduate entry medical students moving into foundation training. BMC Medical Education, 9(76), doi:10.1186/1472-6920-9-76

Background Graduate entry medicine is a recent innovation in UK medical training. Evidence is sparse at present as to progress and attainment on these programmes. Shared clinical rotations, between an established 5-year and a new graduate entry co... Read More