JOHN H. BAKER, M.D.
To the editor: The Academia and Clinic article by Schroeder and colleagues (1) in the April issue is clearly a good work. The omission of any reference to the integration of occupational health aspects into the training of general internists is a serious one, however. That omission is perpetuated by the editorial commentators in the same issue (2, 3).
The authors note that office dermatology, office orthopedics, office ophthalmology, and office otorhinolaryngology are "special content areas for general internists" (1). One hopes that they are aware of the frequency with which clinical problems in these areas have their origin in
BAKER JH. Changing the Internal Medicine Residency. Ann Intern Med. 1986;105:292. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-105-2-292_2
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