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Why It’s Important To Restore The Prestige Of Family Medicine In India

The general practitioner (GP) has been relegated to a position at the bottom of the medical ladder, with the higher rungs occupied by specialists. The diverse skillset needed to run a successful family practice, and the fact that a general grasp of different specialties makes a worthy specialty in itself, has never been appreciated. The rampant specialty cult in the country has thus stripped family practice of its prestige and allure.
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Dear Justice Dave, Here's How You Can Make The NEET Order Stand Up To Scrutiny

Sir, your judgment on a common entrance exam for medical schools does not consider in depth some key issues, such as those of state governments conducting their own tests, the existence of multiple boards, and states like Tamil Nadu that admit students based on their performance in state board exams. Some arguments are quite reasonable and I am guessing that your decision to hear issues of state-level exams etc on 3 May stems from an acknowledgement of this. But, Hon' Justice Dave please do not throw the baby with the bathwater.