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This book is designed to help minority students thrive personally and academically in medical school, to make a realistic assessment of their strengths and weaknesses, to successfully confront societal myths and stereotypes and to develop healthy strategies to meet academic, personal, and relationship needs. Carmen Webb, having assisted countless medical students with these issues, has assembled an outstanding cadre of insightful professionals for advice, each highly qualified and devoted to promoting medical student well-being.
Chapter 1: Medical Culture
Training in medicine is an induction into a new world. The challenges of becoming a physician enable you to grow, to learn more about yourself and others, and to test your strength of character. The world of medicine has its own traditions, values, beliefs, dress, and language. The sooner you understand what they are, ...