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Reflections on one's medical school days often are tempered by the corrections of convenient forgetfulness. Even a diary can hardly do justice to the infinite variations and strange experiences that characterize the life of any undergraduate medical student. The Rosens' book, Four Hundred Years of a Doctor's Life, uses autobiographical insights to make an anthology, a mosaic, of the history of 400 years of medicine. Dr. Dannie Abse has selected 13 physicians, largely English, to tell of student days spanning the time of the late Lord Platt's era right at the end of World War I to Lesley Isenberg's student
My Medical School.. Ann Intern Med. ;89:434. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-89-3-434_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1978;89(3):434.
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