Medicine’s Mukesh K. Jain co-writes piece calling for more physician-scientists

Mukesh K. Jain, professor of medicine, co-wrote an opinion piece for The New York Times calling for more physician-scientists.

In the piece, titled “We need more doctors who are scientists,” Jain and his co-authors described innovations in history that have come from physicians who also conduct research.

The writers explained the barriers that may prevent a new generation of physicians from taking a path that involves research.

Read the article.