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News About Medical Students
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Here are reports that contain fun facts about medical students.
Eysenbach on Eyes in Backs of Student Heads
Students See That Academic Misconduct is Common," G. Eysenbach,
British Medical Journal, vol. 3222,
no. 7297, May 26, 2001, p. 1307. (Thanks to Irene and Irv Arbuthnot for
bringing this to our attention.)
The Personal Side of Medicine
"Attributes of Excellent Attending-Physician Role Models," Scott
M. Wright, et al., New England Journal
of Medicine, vol. 339, no. 27, December 31, 1998; pp. 1986-93. (Thanks
to Noah Raizman for bringing this to our attention.) The authors explain
Attending physicians who were identified as excellent role models were more likely than controls to organize a dinner at the end of their month as attending physician, share professional experiences, talk about their personal lives, and try to learn about the lives of the house staff than were controls. In contrast, bringing doughnuts to rounds was not associated with identification as an excellent role model.
"Caffeine Consumption And Anxiety and Depressive Symptomatology Among
Medical Students," Y. Mino, N. Yasuda, T. Fujimura and H. Ohara, Arukoru
Kenkyuto Yakubutsu Ison, vol. 25, no. 6, December 1990, pp. 486-96.
The authors are at Kochi
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