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A better way to provide health care, threatened by budget cuts
With a potent mix of excitement and idealism, we set out to become physicians serving on the front lines — primary-care doctors who would be the first point of contact for patients we would follow over the course of a lifetime. Yet throughout our training, the ideals of a career in primary care have begun to fade as strong financial, administrative and lifestyle considerations push us steadily toward specialization.
By Rachita Sood and Marce Abare
November 16, 2011