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The Origin and Future of Offshore Medical Schools in the Caribbean

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280–3
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Creative thinking and entrepreneurship were the driving forces which opened new opportunities for medical training to be available and accessible to persons previously denied because of “artificial” barriers. The concept of offshore medical schools was born out of these circumstances and an attempt to challenge the status quo of the privileged few.

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e-Published: 21 Aug, 2013

Exploring Emotional Intelligence in a Caribbean Medical School

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.124
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159–66
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This preliminary study examined the emotional intelligence (EI) of a sample of medical students from a Caribbean medical school. The total mean score for EI fell within the average according to accepted standards; however, males and younger age groups (< 25 years) had significantly higher scores.

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Objective: To explore the Emotional Intelligence (EI) in medical students in a Caribbean medical school and investigate its association with gender, age, year of study and ethnicity.

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29 May, 2013
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e-Published: 12 Mar, 2014
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