WILLIAM W. ENGSTROM, M.D.
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The report by the Millis Commission on the Graduate Education of Physicians (1) suggests that "sweeping change is necessary" to train the "primary" physician and that he be taught "a new body of knowledge." The primary content of his graduate education would consist of medicine, psychiatry, pediatrics, medical gynecology, and preventive medicine. At the same time, the American College of Physicians "thinks a man certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine is the ideally trained man for adult family practice as currently defined" (2, 3). While it is not the intention of this communication to critically analyze the Millis
ENGSTROM WW. Are Internists Functioning as Family Physicians?. Ann Intern Med. ;66:613–616. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-66-3-613
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;66(3):613-616.
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