Would-Be Doctors Will Get More Opportunities to Study and Teach Abroad

Fourth-year medical students would find it easier to spend a year abroad, and recent graduates could have student loans forgiven while training medical faculty in developing countries, under two new programs highlighted here at the annual meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges.

The meeting, which continues this week, drew more than 4,700 attendees from 27 countries. It has focused heavily on the need to encourage global partnerships that go beyond "medical