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What the media are saying about FMAT

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The Texas Tech Family Medicine Accelerated Track (FMAT) has garnered attention from across the United States.  Here are a few recent notices:


Tech's Family Accelerated Medicine Track encourages primary care doctors

Consortium of Accelerated Medical Pathway Programs (CAMPP)

Texas Medical Association Texas Medicine

Daily Toreador, November 2, 2015: Family medicine program ranked No. 14

Wikipedia: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine 

The New York Times, August 1, 2014: The Drawn-Out Medical Degree

MEDCITY News, January 14, 2014: How long does it take to become a doctor? Some medical schools shaving off a year of training

The Washington Post, January 13, 2014: Medical school done faster

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, November 12, 2013: The 3-Year Curriculum: Disruptive Innovation and the Change Imperative From Texas Cowboy Boots on the Ground 

The New York Times, September 9, 2012: Luring Students Into Family Medicine

AAMC Reporter, November 2011: Viewpoint - Encouraging Student Interest in Family Medicine: Texas Tech's Family Medicine Accelerated Track

PRWeb, July 12, 2011: Primary Care Physician Shortage: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Has the Solution

Daily Toreador, June 9, 2011: TTUHSC Students enrolled in new Family Medicine Accelerated Program honored

The Student Doctor Network, June 9, 2011: Current Texas Tech med students--thoughts on FMAT? 

New England Journal of Medicine, February 3, 2011: Harnessing Our Opportunity to Make Primary Care Sustainable

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, January 27, 2011: When it comes to family medicine, other schools look to Tech

Inside Higher Ed, June 8, 2010: Personalizing the M.D.

AAFP News Now, April 8, 2010: Texas Tech School of Medicine to Start Three-year M.D. Program for Family Medicine

Amarillo Globe-News, March 26, 2010: To a degree, Tech now unique/ Three-year medical program a first

The Chronicle of Higher Education, March 25, 2010:  Texas Tech announces a 3-year degree in family medicine

Inside Higher Ed, 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

WFAA TV Channel 8 Dallas, March 24, 2010: Texas Tech to offer three-year med school program

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, March 24, 2010: Tech offers quick MD degree

FMAT Scholarly Activity

AAMC Innovations in Medical Education Poster - FMAT: The Student Perspective

AAMC Innovations in Medical Education Poster  FMAT: A novel program to reduce shortages in primary care