Out of the closet

  title={Out of the closet},
  author={Jackie Napier},
On the day of my interview for a senior house officer rotation in general medicine, a more senior colleague gave me some unusual advice. “When they ask you about your long term career ambitions, Jackie, you'd better not tell them the truth.” Obediently, I dodged the question when it came, mentioning a (genuine) interest in neurology and failing to contradict the panel's assumption that I wished to become a neurologist. Having been given the job, I spent the next two years evading further… CONTINUE READING

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