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- Chris Ellis, general practitioner, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
After 35 years in general practice, I have been contracted to teach family medicine at a national university medical school in the Middle East. I thought that changing from clinical practice to full time teaching would be easier, but teaching practice and theory have undergone a sea change since I was at medical school in the 1960s.
On top of this have been the challenges of teaching in a completely different culture where the male and …