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Medical school and residency training, although ultimately valuable, are often alienating experiences that do little to prepare students for the realities of day-to-day practice. Because of this problem, and despite being satisfied with my work as an internist in primary care practice, I often have conflicting emotions when counseling students who are considering applying to medical school. This book, written for such students, examines potential pitfalls and recommends methods for having a satisfying career as a health care provider.
The author, an academic neurologist, has written an easy-to-read, personal account about the satisfactions of day-to-day doctoring. His basic contention about
Tomorrow's Doctors: The Path to Successful Practice in the 1990s. Ann Intern Med. 1991;115:334–335. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-115-4-334_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1991;115(4):334-335.
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