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Siren Song Of Tech Lures New Doctors Away From Medicine
National Public Radio

Even as a young child, Amanda Angelotti dreamed about becoming a doctor.

But by her third year at the University of California, San Francisco medical school. Angelotti couldn’t shake the feeling that something was missing.

During a routine shift at the hospital, making rounds with her fellow students, Angelotti said her thoughts kept drifting.

“I was supposed to be focused on the patient’s vital signs and presenting a summary, but I was consumed with thoughts about how to improve the process of rounds,” she said. Most striking to her was the patient’s absence from the discussion.

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