Joe Fischer fell from a deer stand five years ago and broke four vertabrae in his back—but his robotic exo-skeleton has him back on his feet.
Today students at Southwestern Medical School in Dallas are expected to master more hard-core science than ever before. Yet after graduation, they’ll have to keep studying, and be counselors and business experts too. A hard look at the way we teach our doctors—and why it has had to change.
January 1, 1997 | by Jim Atkinson | Feature