Cynicism Pervades Modern Medical Schools
June 10, 2009 -- There is nothing like a corrupt philosophy to bring down a winning organization, such as the education of future physicians. Today many medical students discover the personal philosophy that inspired them to enter medical school is eroding, if not gone completely, following their exposure to medical education.
A small group of OHSU medical students and I regularly share breakfast and spirited discussion. We identify ourselves as “The New Curiosity Shop,” since we’ve found there is nothing we cannot convert into a lively question.