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Letters
May 19, 2004

The Debt Repayment Paradox for VA Clinical Investigators

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Letters Section Editor: Stephen J. Lurie, MD, PhD, Senior Editor.

JAMA. 2004;291(19):2316. doi:10.1001/jama.291.19.2316-a

To the Editor: In his Editorial about clinician-researchers, Dr Snyderman1 did not discuss educational loan debt, which may be a powerful disincentive to choosing a career in academic clinical investigation. Unlike comparable PhD graduates, many young physician-researchers accrue educational debt beyond 6 figures,2 and deferments and forbearances may cease within residency or fellowship training.

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