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Many Physicians as well as laymen believe that medical students and residents should be taught more about the social, economic, and business aspects of medical practice during training, in preparation for situations encountered in real practice. Unfortunately, there is too much clinical medicine to be learned, and any education in these nonmedical areas is usually left for the very end of residency or fellowship training. While studying for the "boards," the physician tries to attend seminars sponsored by professional groups or by medical practice consultants, or attempts to read books such as Klass' manual.
Several texts, each with its strengths
The Physician's Business Manual.. Ann Intern Med. ;95:126–127. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-95-1-126_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1981;95(1):126-127.
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