Choosing socksBMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7248.1549/a (Published 03 June 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:1549
- Colin Douglas, doctor and novelist
We are fortunate that here in Auchendreich our senior house officer posts continue to attract numerous applicants from all over the world. Such is our luxury of choice that a selection process, perhaps unique but undoubtedly deserving of wider notice, has gradually evolved to help us make important decisions that are both swift and fair.
To save everyone's time the 110 applications for this year's dozen posts were short listed by our …