The Transylvania Times -

By Meredith Licht
Everyday Education 

The Teacher's Apprentice: A New Training Model


Imagine you need routine surgery. You are given a choice between two doctors. The first is new and has never performed the surgery. The second doctor has 10 years of experience with this particular surgery.

In such a situation, the choice would be obvious. You would choose the experienced doctor to be responsible for your well-being.

What if a third choice existed? What if the inexperienced doctor worked under and with the veteran to learn how to perform and eventually take over the procedure?

This clinical based approach is how medical students begin to develop their practice. William...

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