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Fam Pract Manag. 2002;9(5):17

To the Editor:

As a young physician, I find the practice described every month in Practice Diary very appealing. Dr. Brown shows that being a solo doc, operating with a low overhead and spending time with your patients can happen.

What I appreciate most about Dr. Brown’s insights is what I perceive they give to students of family medicine. We are running businesses, but nowhere does it say that a medical practice has to be run like IBM instead of a mom-and-pop grocery store. Students can appreciate that and can get a feel for the interactions with patients that make our days rich.


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