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Why foundation doctors need a critical friend

BMJ 2016; 354 doi: (Published 05 July 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;354:i3328
  1. Rita Mildner, consultant physician and medical careers adviser,
  2. Nana Muhammad, foundation year 1 doctor,
  3. Alice Crabtree, foundation year 1 doctor,
  4. Yasmin Rahman, foundation year 1 doctor
  1. Alexandra Hospital Redditch, UK
  1. rita.mildner{at}


Despite all the careers advice available, choosing a specialty can be a daunting task. Rita Mildner and colleagues describe how they helped foundation doctors through this process


  • Competing interests: None declared

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