Replace the med school interview with fMRI: a modest proposal

Finding applicants with the potential to have great bedside manners is the real challenge of the admissions process. Many applicants are smart enough to know enough and think clearly enough to become full-fledged physicians. But those academic traits combined with the kind of compassionresilience and moral reasoning patients need is still rare.

Why not just MRI applicants instead? Check out my guest post at the Scientific American which was republished at The Health Care Blog.


Posted on August 8, 2013 .