I. H. MARCUS
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Exchange professorships at universities exist now in all countries, and their advantage is universally recognized. The chief of a hospital service is the analogue in the clinical field of the professor in the academic field. Would there not be many advantages to a system of exchanges of chiefs of services?
Just as a college exchanges professors for a while with some other college, so could a hospital exchange temporarily with another in its city one of its chief physicians or surgeons. A physician responsible for the organization and the conduct of a service in a hospital could thus spend a
MARCUS IH. THE EXCHANGE OF CHIEFS OF SERVICE. Ann Intern Med. ;13:194–195. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-13-1-194
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1939;13(1):194-195.
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