What the media are saying about F-MAT...
The Texas Tech Family Medicine Accelerated Track (F-MAT) has garnered attention from
across the United States. Here are a few recent notices:
Fox Business, March 29, 2010: Med School Tackles Rising Education Costs
Amarillo Globe-News, March 26, 2010: To a degree, Tech now unique/ Three-year medical
program a first
USA Today, March 25, 2010: Will medical schools join 3-year degree trend?
Newsweek.com, March 25, 2010: Meet your new doctor, the 3-year medical student
ABC News, March 25, 2010: Texas Tech Offers Quicker Degrees to Family Docs
The Chronicle of Higher Education, March 25, 2010: Texas Tech announces a 3-year
degree in family medicine
InsideHigherEd.com, March 25, 2010: The 3-Year M.D.
Fierce Healthcare, March 25, 2010: Texas Tech offers cheaper three-year med school
to address physician shortage
KHOU TV Channel 11 Houston Health News, March 25, 2010: Texas Tech offers 3-year
degrees to family docs
WFAA TV Channel 8 Dallas, March 24, 2010: Texas Tech to offer three-year med school
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, March 24, 2010: Tech offers quick MD degree
Forbes.com, March 24, 2010: Texas Tech offers quicker degrees to family docs
AAFP News Now, April 8, 2010: Texas Tech School of Medicine to Start Three-year M.D.
Program for Family Medicine
Inside Higher Ed, June 8, 2010: Personalizing the M.D.
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, January 27, 2011: When it comes to family medicine, other
schools look to Tech
New England Journal of Medicine, February 3, 2011: Harnessing Our Opportunity to Make
Primary Care Sustainable
Daily Toreador, June 9, 2011: TTUHSC Students enrolled in new Family Medicine Accelerated
PRWeb, July 12, 2011: Primary Care Physician Shortage: Texas Tech University Health
Sciences Center Has the Solution
AAMC Reporter, November 2011: Viewpoint - Encouraging Student Interest in Family Medicine:
Texas Tech's Family Medicine Accelerated Track
The Advertiser, December 1, 2011: LSU, UL May Partner for Three-Year MD Program
The Pioneer, January 16, 2012: Shorten degree courses to two years
The New York Times, September 9, 2012: Luring Students Into Family Medicine
F-MAT Scholarly Activity
AAMC Innovations in Medical Education Poster - F-MAT: The Student Perspective
AAMC Innovations in Medical Education Poster - F-MAT: A novel program to reduce shortages in primary care