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Tuesday, June 9, 2009

The Doctor Patient Relationship

A study done by the Mayo Clinics in Arizona and Minnesota is the subject of a great article in the New York Times today. Researchers found that "patients want their doctors to be confident, empathetic, humane, personal, forthright, respectful and thorough.”

This is a must read for medical school and residency applicants. Think about these qualities as you write your personal statement.