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NOVA; Can We Make a Better Doctor

07/26/1988

DOMESTIC MASTER


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Series
NOVA
Program
Can We Make a Better Doctor
Program Number

1521

Series Description

Premiered March 1974 NOVA is a general-interest documentary series that addresses a single science issue each week. Billed as "science adventures for curious grown-ups" when it first aired in March, 1974, NOVA continues to offer an informative and entertaining approach to a challenging subject. 1996 marked NOVA's 23rd season, which makes it the longest-running science program on national television. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over. Series release date: 3/3/1974

Program Description

NOVA embarks on a 10-year project to profile--in its entirety--the education of a doctor. In the premiere episode, we follow a handful of students as they start their freshman year at Harvard Medical School under a revolutionary program emphasizing early clinical contact with patients. NOTE: Follow-up programs in this NOVA series, #1812: "So You Want To Be A Doctor?" aired 11/91 & "The Making of a Doctor" aired 5/95.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Can We Make a Better Doctor,” 07/26/1988, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C715AF6774804926A76714FE97D03317.
MLA: “NOVA; Can We Make a Better Doctor.” 07/26/1988. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C715AF6774804926A76714FE97D03317>.
APA: NOVA; Can We Make a Better Doctor. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C715AF6774804926A76714FE97D03317
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