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Completing specialty training can seem like a long route—one bound by well defined pathways and little career flexibility. A report published by Health Education England and the Medical Schools Council, By choice—not by chance, recently explored what could be done to better promote general practice as a specialty among medical students in the United Kingdom.1 The report noted that “generations Y and Z medical students have career aspirations that embrace diversity, flexibility, [and] glob… Read this article >>
Stroke medicine is a key subspecialty in any modern hospital, with one in five acute inpatient beds occupied by a stroke patient.1 Stroke patients represent all backgrounds and ages. Although the typical image of a stroke patient is that of an older per… Read this article >>
Nigel Jones, senior team doctor, England national rugby union team (fig 1) Fig 1 What attracted you to work in sport and exercise medicine? Whether as a participant or as a spectator, I have always loved spor… Read this article >>
From helping an athlete win an Olympic medal to encouraging a sedentary patient to begin an exercise programme, sport and exercise medicine doctors need enthusiasm, a wide range of clinical skills, and a good understanding of human motivation. A caree… Read this article >>