Confessions of a collaboratorBMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39160.491713.47 (Published 22 March 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:640
- James Owen Drife, professor of obstetrics and gynaecology Leeds (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Listen, I was just doing the regional specialist training committee a favour. They're good people. They care about trainees. I happened to be there when they asked for volunteers, that's all. I didn't even know what “MTAS” stood for.
Sure, I smelled a rat when shortlisting was postponed. Yes, I could have walked away when they said there were 500 candidates. But I felt committed. We all did. So we spent the best part of a week …