LEO WADE, M.D.
This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.
To the Editor: My congratulations and personal appreciation to you and Dr. Engstrom for your magnificent commentaries on the problems of present-day medicine (Ann. Intern. Med. 70: 621, 635, 1969).
At the risk of being considered naive and even revolutionary, I wish to add another thought. The much-heralded accomplishment of this century of having converted medical education from an apprenticeship to postgraduate university training may well have been an overshooting of the mark.
The so-called basic sciences are appropriate fields for education and research. They are legitimate subjects for incorporation into a university curriculum for both those who expect to
WADE L. MEDICAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING. Ann Intern Med. 1969;70:1281–1282. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-70-6-1281
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;70(6):1281-1282.
Copyright © 2020 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use