Thomas M. Durant, M.D., M.A.C.P.
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Modern medical education is in an era of experimentation. Many of the new developments will stand the test of time, but one of the paradoxes of today is the neglect of the old that is good while searching for the new that will endure. A thoughtful analysis of the possible pros and cons of both the new and the old is perhaps not amiss at this stage of trial and error in which there is an attempt to produce the best possible physician of the future.
The Old-Neglected Good Features:  Underemphasis on the humanities;  inadequate use of teachers
Durant TM. Holding Fast That Which Is Good (St. Paul).. Ann Intern Med. 1972;76:853. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-76-5-853_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;76(5):853.
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