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On Being a Doctor |

My Magnanimous Mentor

A. Mark Clarfield, MD
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From Medical School for International Health, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel.

Requests for Single Reprints: A. Mark Clarfield, MD, Medical School for International Health, Bet Caroline, PO Box 653, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel; e-mail, markclar@bgu.ac.il.

Ann Intern Med. 2012;157(6):452-453. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-157-6-201209180-00012
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The other day one of our students popped by my office asking for a letter of recommendation to support her residency application. I found myself bored by the whole process. Mustering up all of my professionalism, I called myself to order, looking back over the decades to all those who had helped me climb the ladder.





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