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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 745-746

Future of profession


Chief Editor, Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care, President Academy of Family Physicians of India, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Raman Kumar
Chief Editor, Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care, President Academy of Family Physicians of India, 049, Crema Tower, Mahagun Mascot, Crossing Republik, Ghaziabad - 201 016, Uttar Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_23_17

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Being a doctor in today's time is a tough experience in many parts of the world. Many young people motivated by the traditional image of profession and desire for service opted for this vocation without anticipating today's challenging environment. Bad press, violence against doctors, tough employment conditions, unemployment, and lack of societal respect have become common phenomenon across the world. It is indeed time to introspect. The institution of medical profession is rapidly transforming not necessarily only under the influence of rapidly changing technology. The presented viewpoint is an analysis on impact of changing global political scenario on the future of medical profession.


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