Friday, August 2, 2013

Chicago’s Intern ‘Boot Camp’ Is a Rehearsal for Life or Death Medical Issues

Chicago’s Intern ‘Boot Camp’ Is a Rehearsal for Life or Death Medical Issues
By DIRK JOHNSON, NYTimes

On the first day of “boot camp,” Dr. Diane B. Wayne asked the Northwestern Memorial Hospital class of new interns for a show of hands if any were nervous....The boot camp, conducted under the watch of Dr. Wayne, the vice chairwoman of medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, provides the interns with a three-day session in June to prepare them for bedside assignments.

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