Medical students join doctors‘, residents‘ protest

24.07.2011                      22.Tammus, 5771


Medical students join doctors', residents' protest

200 medical students rally outside of Ichilov in Tel Aviv, threaten not to begin residency next year; "We're on [doctors', residents'] side."

At least 200 medical students from all departments staged a protest outside of Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv on Friday, demanding improvements in Israel's healthcare system and pledging support for the months long battle being waged by doctors and residents across the country . 
At least 322 of the 400 students in their sixth year of medical school signed a petition saying they would not begin their residencies next year unless better conditions were implemented, Israel Radio reported….