ROBERT F. JOHNSON, M.D.
To the editor: The editorial by Frame (1) in the March issue offers many valuable guidelines for the organization and content of management and teaching rounds for internal medicine residents. Also, his suggestion for further discussion and evaluation of this subject by those organizations most involved is very appropriate. However, there are other recommendations that would clearly not be applicable to many teaching programs. Specifically, I would refer to community-based residencies where physicians in private practice teach on a voluntary basis.
Maintaining a "home floor" is impracticable and unnecessary in many institutions. A "home service" composed of a group of
JOHNSON RF. Residency Training. Ann Intern Med. ;96:794–795. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-96-6-794
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