Rangel on whether physicians learn too much basic science

He writes:

The training programs of physician’s assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) dispense with much of the medical school minutia filled intense basic science courses and provide more direct practical clinical training in less than half the time it takes to train most MDs.

Although there is something disturbing about doctors who do not know where the prostate gland is.

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