More than 40 years ago, a brave young physician challenged the “enforced secrecy” of medical training by publishing a firsthand account of his internship. Under the pseudonym “Dr X,” he titled his account simply Intern.1 The book was wildly successful but, perhaps more importantly, it opened the door for future authors to share their insights about their medical training and education.
Gregory SR. Intern. JAMA. 2008;300(10):1212-1213. doi:10.1001/jama.300.10.1212