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
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Teichman R. Recruiting for Occupational Medicine. Ann Intern Med. 1989;111:953–954. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-111-11-953_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1989;111(11):953-954.
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