LAWRENCE E. YOUNG, M.D., M.A.C.P.
If the internist is to serve as personal physician for adults, providing both primary and secondary care by current definitions, what are his educational needs? My answers focus on the first three or four postdoctoral years, but many of the principles underlying them apply to the earlier years of medical education as well as to the initial preparation of the medical subspecialist.
A major need for change in the education of internists is in the provision of adequate experience with ambulant patients in settings in which ready access to comprehensive care is assured. Continuity of contact
YOUNG LE. Changes in the Postdoctoral Education of Internists?. Ann Intern Med. ;83:728–730. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-83-5-728
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;83(5):728-730.
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