THEODORE R. REIFF, M.D.; EPHRAIM LISANSKY, M.D., M.A.C.P.
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To the editor: It is generally acknowledged that the medical care of older human beings in this country leaves much to be desired; the area of geriatric medicine is, to a large extent, a very neglected area of medical training. Actually, geriatric medicine provides an excellent environment for the in-depth study of human disease and for the training of physicians and allied medical personnel. At the present time the medical staffing of many of the geriatric hospitals in this country is quantitatively as well as qualitatively inadequate. This is not to say that there is not representation by competent and
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REIFF TR, LISANSKY E. Geriatrics in Medical Schools. Ann Intern Med. 1972;77:474. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-77-3-474
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;77(3):474.
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