Five futures for academic medicineBMJ 2005; 331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7518.694-b (Published 22 September 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:694
Mutual respect is essential
- Manique Wijesinghe, third year medical student (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ
EDITOR—The revitalisation of academic medicine discussed by the International Campaign to Revitalise Academic Medicine should begin at medical school.1 Thus tomorrow's doctors—those who will be shaping medicine from 2025 and beyond—will be better equipped to ensure its continued progress.
Medical training does not sufficiently prepare students for, or expose them to, the possibility of working outside traditional hospital …