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Training the Next Generation of Physicians: Careers in Medical Education

For many, teaching is one of the most rewarding aspects of a career in medicine. Medical education is a vital part of health care and there are many ways to get involved, whether by teaching informally on rounds or working to build curricula and run training programs. What are the best ways for residents or medical students to prepare when they have dreams of working in medical education? How do you most effectively balance clinical care, research, and administrative responsibilities with your passion for medical education? Get advice from experts in the field by joining this NEJM Resident 360 discussion as we address questions such as:

  • Do I need additional degrees or training for a career in medical education?
  • How do I become involved in medical education organizations to influence education policy?
  • What can I do during residency to determine if a career in medical education is right for me?

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