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Medical school graduates skipping residency for health-tech startups

Residency Program Insider, July 31, 2015

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Many San Francisco Bay area medical school graduates are forgoing residency, choosing instead to join digital health startups, according to KQED Public Media. Of the 123 U.S. medical schools, Stanford and the University of California San Francisco Medical Center ranked among the lowest in the rate of medical students who pursued residency programs after graduation, at 68% and 79% respectively.

Some of the medical school graduates cited the lack of career opportunities and earning potential as motivation to join the technology sector. Others expressed dissatisfaction with the lack of time spent administrating care to patients during medical school.

Source: KQED Public Media



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