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How to Succeed in the Practice of Medicine.

Wm. L. Rodman
JAMA. 1903;XL(7):461-462. doi:10.1001/jama.1903.02490070047015.
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However much and justly we may exalt medical teaching of to-day when we recall what it was twenty, even ten, years ago, the candid must admit that the student still leaves college, in some respects, poorly equipped for the successful practice of medicine. All can not serve as resident physicians in a large hospital where every variety of disease will be shown, explained and successfully treated. All can not have the opportunity to observe and associate with leaders, perhaps masters, in the profession and study them as well as their cases, and in this way understand and appreciate why they have been successful socially, professionally and financially. All should have what few, if any, schools give their classes, a more practical insight into the business side of our profession—for are we not business as well as scientific men and women? True it is that most schools give a so-called course

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