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The Academic Backbone: longitudinal continuities in educational achievement from secondary school and medical school to MRCP(UK) and the specialist register in UK medical students and doctors

IC McManus12*, Katherine Woolf1, Jane Dacre1, Elisabeth Paice3 and Chris Dewberry4

Author Affiliations

1 UCL Medical School, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK

2 Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK

3 142 Cromwell Tower Barbican, London EC2Y 8DD, UK

4 Department of Organizational Psychology, Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX, UK

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BMC Medicine 2013, 11:242  doi:10.1186/1741-7015-11-242

Published: 14 November 2013

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