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US medical students opt for better life not better pay

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7415.578-b (Published 11 September 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:578
  1. Scott Gottlieb
  1. New York

    An increasing number of US medical students are picking their specialty on the basis of assumptions about the lifestyle that it would permit—including more time for family and leisure activities—rather than traditional factors such as pay and prestige.


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