Here is an editorial about a JAMA article which makes the claim that one way to cut healthcare costs would be to….wait for it…..ready?…..here it comes:
CUT MEDICAL TRAINING!
Wow. These people are brilliant. We are already cutting resident work hours. Now they figure they can just move them through medical school quicker. How about skipping medical school altogether? Child, please. I have always felt that LELTs (less education/experience and less training) are not what makes our field better. Now, amazingly enough, physicians may become LELTs. I am sick to my stomach.