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Medical school reunions

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: (Published 07 June 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:1699
  1. Eileen McGinley, consultant psychotherapist
  1. London

    “Are you going? Well, I'll go, if you go.”

    I had not attended our 10th anniversary reunion. But our 20th reunion found me beating a path to Peebles Hydro for a gathering of the Glasgow Zeta '76 Club. Here are a few words for the unwary.

    Attenders at such reunions are a self selected bunch, and you need to feel that you have achieved some success in at least one major area to brave the self inflicted ordeal. Success can come in many forms–for example, marital status (can you beat the four times married?); number of children (prize given to a happy paediatrician with six children); career status (you …

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