Letters

From the editor: Lessons from Uganda

From the editor: Lessons from Uganda

When I returned from Uganda in July, people who asked about my reporting trip to Mulago Hospital assumed that the Yale attendings and residents had gone there to teach. It would seem to make sense that professionals coming from one of the leading universities in the richest country in the world and with access to the latest medical technologies would have much to teach the doctors and medical students at a hospital in one of the world’s poorest countries. In fact, the reverse was often true. In the middle of one Yale doctor’s first day on the wards at Mulago, he lamented how ineffectual he felt. Said Sam Luboga, M.D., deputy dean of the...

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Yale should produce more primary care physicians

Yale should produce more primary care physicians

I would be truly impressed if Yale pursued the path of producing more primary care physicians. As a...

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Primary care is vanishing as a practice model

Primary care is vanishing as a practice model

Regarding “Taking the E-ROAD” [Yale Medicine, Autumn 2007], I’d like to tell the academics who...

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Second opinion

Second opinion

A "second opinion" from cartoonist Sidney Harris.

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