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More US graduates opt for primary care

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: (Published 02 April 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:875
  1. J Roberts

    More medical school graduates in the US this spring looked into their future and chose primary care. After almost a decade of losing graduate students to medical and surgical specialties, primary care specialties have made a strong comeback this year.

    On 15 March, after months of interviewing, applying, and waiting, senior medical students in the US were handed confirmation of their choices of where they would spend their next few years of postgraduate training. For most, that was the day they committed themselves to a speciality. And, for the first time since 1988, …

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