Why stay?BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/sbmj.0306216a (Published 01 June 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:0306216a
- Sonali Dutta, intercalating medical student1
- 1University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Remember applying to medical school? Hours spent agonising over what you would write on the form to reach that elusive goal—an offer of a place. Do you ever wonder what happened to that “well rounded” individual who had so many hobbies and interests? Medics, as a non-medic once told me, work hard and party harder. But, by our fifth year, we work hard full stop.
Having taken a step back to intercalate this …