Ron Teichman, MD, MPH
To the Editor: I read with interest the perspective by Geokas and Branson (1) regarding the recruitment of U.S. college students to medical schools. A soon to be published editorial in the Journal of Occupational Medicine titled, "Filling the Void of Well Trained Occupational Medicine Physicians: A Challenge for the 90's" (2) addresses a similar problem but at the next step, that is, attracting medical students to a career in occupational medicine.
Many of the roadblocks to a career in medicine discussed by Drs. Geokas and Branson are indeed the same as are found by people studying the field of
Ron Teichman. Recruiting for Occupational Medicine. Ann Intern Med. 1989;111:953–954. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-111-11-953_2
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