Even before the COVID-19 pandemic threw a massive wrench into the education system, the Medical College of Georgia was revisiting how it teaches young doctors as they work their way into the field of medicine.

Dr. Doug Patten, Associate Dean for Medical College of Georgia’s Albany campus, told Georgia CEO that as medicine and treatment evolve, so must the training and education techniques asked of medical students.  A three year curriculum transitioning straight into a primary care residency would help set up doctors around the state, and better, more accessible care means lower healthcare costs across the board.

Learn more about how how and why healthcare has changed since the Medical College of Georgia was founded in 1828 below:




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