The social “special case” of medical school

Team: Dr Kathy McNeill, Dr Lillian Smyth, Dr Ken Mavor

Photo by Austrian National Library on Unsplash

Medical school is high stakes, highly competitive and has a range of unique stressors (exposure to illness, death and working with cadavers, the responsibility of the associated professional and professionalism expectations, workload). What is the impact of those special conditions on the social identity processes that drive learning approaches and influence wellbeing?

McNeill, Smyth & Mavor (2017)

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