That afternoon Fats asked me to go with him to do attending rounds in the hospital. Our titles were “attending physicians.” Each of us would be responsible, a month at a time, for rounding and teaching. We were accountable for the care of the patients—and the screwups of the docs—on that particular medical ward. The team we would teach consisted of a resident, an intern, and BMS students doing their rotations in medicine. As interns in the House, we had been near the bottom of the ward team. At Man’s 4th Best, we were at the top.
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Shem S. Man’s 4th Best Hospital. JAMA. 2019;322(18):1746–1750. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.16384
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