G. Richard Olds: New and International Medical Schools Play Key Role in Global Health

Whether medical students learn their craft at the most established institutions or newer schools around the world their ultimate goal is the same, to help the patient in front of them when they enter practice.

Whether medical students learn their craft at the most established institutions or newer schools around the world their ultimate goal is the same, to help the patient in front of them when they enter practice.

Looking at the field of medicine as a whole, G. Richard Olds, MD, from St. George's University said there are a multitude of issues that need to addressed at all levels of medical education. That includes not only finding new doctors to work in underprivilaged areas, but also encouraging them to pursue understaffed specialties like primary care and internal medicine.