Blueprint for a research career in general internal medicine

J Gen Intern Med. Jul-Aug 1991;6(4):341-4. doi: 10.1007/BF02597435.


An academic career in general internal medicine is a challenging but rewarding endeavor. The strategies for success require flexibility as the ground rules may change. Nevertheless, attention to the aforementioned principles will help the academic generalist to swim with sharks and survive, and simultaneously to promote the entire field of academic general internal medicine.

Publication types

  • Guideline

MeSH terms

  • Employment
  • Internal Medicine*
  • Mentors
  • Research Personnel* / education
  • Research Support as Topic / economics