'BUT WHAT AM I GOING TO SAY?" Some advice to medical students about dealing with feelings of inadequacy

Authors

  • John H. Kearsley University of New South Wales, Sydney St. George Hospital, Kogarah
  • Eric J Cassell Emeritus Professor of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Attending Physician, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York USA

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.26443/ijwpc.v1i2.82

Keywords:

medical students, feeling inadequate, role conflict

Abstract

Nil abstract

Author Biographies

John H. Kearsley, University of New South Wales, Sydney St. George Hospital, Kogarah

Prof. Medicine, School of Medicine, UNSW

Director of Radiation Oncology, St. George Hospital, Kogarah

Eric J Cassell, Emeritus Professor of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Attending Physician, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York USA

Emeritus Professor of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Attending Physician, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York USA

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Published

2014-07-04

How to Cite

Kearsley, J. H., & Cassell, E. J. (2014). ’BUT WHAT AM I GOING TO SAY?" Some advice to medical students about dealing with feelings of inadequacy. The International Journal of Whole Person Care, 1(2). https://doi.org/10.26443/ijwpc.v1i2.82