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Table 4 Student preference for quality improvement education timing

From: Patient safety and quality improvement education: a cross-sectional study of medical students’ preferences and attitudes

Teaching venue All students N = 357 Preclinical N = 158 Clinical N = 199
Pre-clinical lectures 11.5 12.7 10.6
Community week* 7.6 11.4 4.5
Medical humanities course 4.8 7.0 3.0
Clinical skill course 17.9 24.7 12.6
Clinical Rotations 54.3 39.2 66.3
Other 3.9 5.1 3.0
  1. *Community week is an experience where 1st and 2nd year students go and spend a total of 5 weeks working one-on-one with a primary care preceptor somewhere in North Carolina.