Timm A. Zimmerman, M.D.; James F. Wallace, M.D.
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Most university hospitals are well-known for their scholarly research programs and sophisticated teaching of modern medicine. Increasingly, however, they are being criticized for providing few examples of comprehensive continuing medical care for students and physicians-in-training. Nowhere is this deficiency more conspicuous than in the general medical outpatient clinics. Differently utilized, these facilities might provide an ideal opportunity for relevant training of students and physicians in the field of internal medicine. Factors responsible for the inability of a typical university hospital general medical clinic to provide comprehensive continuing medical care include lack of physician continuity, insufficient physician interest or ability in
Zimmerman TA, Wallace JF. A Model for Continuing Comprehensive Care in A University Hospital General Medical Clinic.. Ann Intern Med. ;74:836. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-74-5-836_4
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1971;74(5):836.
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