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Letters Medicine’s social class problem

Class differences at medical school: the air of superiority is palpable

BMJ 2019; 367 doi: (Published 09 December 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l6833
  1. Abi Foreshew, third year medical student
  1. Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Brighton BN1 9PX, UK
  1. a.foreshew1{at}

I am a third year medical student from a working class background. I went into medicine when I was 25. I’ve thought a lot about the issues raised in White’s article since starting medical school, being surrounded by peers who have a lot of financial support or have beliefs that are a result …

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