TINSLEY R. HARRISON, M.D.
In one of his many fantasy tales of science fiction H. G. Wells, who out-Verned even Jules Verne in terms of imagination, wrote of the "time machine." With it one could move backward into the past or forward into the future. Let us imagine that such an apparatus has moved Cassandra some 3,000 years into our own era. She encounters Pollyanna. They meet in a large auditorium, and their audience consists entirely of full-time clinical teachers. They discuss modern education in internal medicine in the United States.
POLLYANNA: One of the great things is that our full-time faculties are bigger
HARRISON TR. Two Views of Present Trends in the Teaching of Internal Medicine. Ann Intern Med. 1970;73:475–478. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-73-3-475
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