LAWRENCE KAHN, M.D.; GERALD T. PERKOFF, M.D.
To the editor: The paper "Primary Care Residency Training: The First Five Years" (1) by J. I. Boufford is an excellent description of a pioneer program for training residents in social medicine. Our experiences at Washington University School of Medicine confirm those of the group at Montefiore Hospital in many but not in all respects.
The primary care teaching program here is a residency option in pediatrics or internal medicine at the Medical Care Group of Washington University (MCG), a campus-based teaching and research prepaid group practice.
Unlike the Residency Program in Social Medicine (RPSM) at Montefiore Hospital, a pair-system
KAHN L, PERKOFF GT. Training for Primary Care. Ann Intern Med. ;88:127–128. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-88-1-127
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1978;88(1):127-128.
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