Commentary: physician-scientist attrition: stemming the tide through national networks for training and development.

@article{Schwartz2011CommentaryPA,
  title={Commentary: physician-scientist attrition: stemming the tide through national networks for training and development.},
  author={Alan L. Schwartz},
  journal={Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges},
  year={2011},
  volume={86 9},
  pages={1071-2}
}
Future advances in medicine depend on a reliable pipeline of physician-scientists. However, the changing demographics of physician-scientists, including the advanced age of new MD investigators, and attrition along the physician-scientist developmental pathway are cause for concern. Recently developed National Institutes of Health-funded national networks… CONTINUE READING