Students still ambivalent about family medicine

Sullivan, Patrick
April 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/27/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 9, p1380
Academic Journal
Reports on the new medical graduates' ambivalence toward family medicine as of April 2004. Decline in the number of U.S. graduates matching to family medicine; Number of Canadian graduates who remained unmatched after the first iteration which ended March 24, 2004.


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