12 Tips for Providing Academic Remediation to Widening Access Learners in Medical Education

Ashley Selva-Rodriguez, JOHN SANDARS*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

As medical schools expand access and diversity through widening access initiatives, there is an increasing need to provide academic remediation for learners during their first year in medical school. The previous educational experiences of widening access learners are often mismatched for continuing success in medical school. This article offers 12 tips for providing academic remediation to widening access learners and draws on insights from the learning sciences and research in psychosocial education to support academic development within a holistic framework.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-6
JournalMedical Teacher
Volume45
Issue number7
Early online date27 May 2023
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 27 May 2023

Keywords

  • remediation
  • widening access
  • holistic
  • at-risk
  • learner support

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