The $75,000 question: How has medical school changed?


Neil Bramwell speaks to doctors of today and tomorrow about the changing student experience.

As a 17-year-old medical student in London in 1983, I had an uncomfortable conversation with my bank manager, who happened to be my dad.

He wanted to know why my account was overdrawn and was angry that I had treated my soccer team to a meal at a restaurant. (The prime reason was that some of my tutors were on the team and I badly needed to butter them up.)

He wanted to know if I was doing any studying at all. Perhaps he had a point. St Thomas