Becoming a doctor

Dimitri A. Christakis, Chris Feudtner, William T. Branch, Richard J. Pels, Robert S. Lawrence, Ronald Arky

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To the Editor: As fourth-year medical students at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, we led discussions of ethical issues with third-year medical students. These discussions included consideration of the ethical issues that the students faced as clinical clerks1. The issues were similar to those noted by Branch et al. (Oct. 7 issue)2 and by others3. We agree, as Branch et al. emphasized, that the third year of medical school is often a time of critical incidents in the lives of students. There are additional issues, however, that should be considered. An understanding of the genesis and.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number10
StatePublished - Mar 10 1994
Externally publishedYes

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  • Medicine(all)

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