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Drexel's Physician Refresher/Re-entry program offers a range of courses for physicians who intend to return to active clinical practice, want to enhance their focus or area of interest, or want to prepare for admission to U.S. graduate medical education training programs.
We recommend certain courses depending on a student's goals. The most common types of students who participate in the program include:
Our courses utilize the College's excellence in medical education and instructional technology resources. Participants enjoy several benefits including:
- Learn in the College of Medicine's main teaching facility, Hahnemann University Hospital (or St. Christopher's Hospital for pediatrics) and its outpatient offices
- Access to Drexel University facilities and College of Medicine faculty
- Learn alongside other Drexel students, residents and fellows
- Career counseling
- Onsite and distance-learning modules
- Success rate of 86% for returning physicians
In addition to a high-caliber clinical experience, our innovative curricular strategies allow physicians around the world access to resources designed to enhance their professional and clinical skills. During the preceptorship, participants will build a portfolio of accomplishments which include their completed activities, a certificate of successful completion, a transcript and assessment outcomes.
For any questions about the programs, resources, faculty, or application process, please feel free to contact us.
Physician Refresher/Re-Entry Program in the Media
Physician Refresher/Reentry Course: To Regain Up-to-Date Clinical Knowledge & Skills
The Pulse, National Association of Physician Recruiters' newsletter (2013)
"Regional Refresher/Re-entry Course for OB-GYN Physicians" (download PDF)
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' Newsletter (Spring 2013)
"Returning Physicians to the Workforce: History, Progress, and Challenges"
Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions (2012)
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