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One habit with regards medical education I find in bad taste is the doctor who has gone to some prestigious institution to work eg as a SHO or a registrar even for a year or even as a cleaner, and who prefixes the first sentence of any conversation eg in Grand Rounds or when talking to colleagues over lunch or on a ward rounds as follows:
"When I was at the Brompton (insert Cleveland Clinic, Mayo, Sloane-Kettering etc) we did bla bla....." or "When I was at the Royal Marsden, we used to see x numbers of bla bla (some rareity) each morning before breakfast" or "When I was working with Prof XYZ (some world authority on the Gaucher's disease) we used to do.....".
This is a reflection that the speaker may be stuck in the infantile stage of development, probably oral i.e. pre-anal. He or she is insecure and needs the laurals of the institution to make him or her feel worthy in the medical pecking order. The other possibility is insightless narcissism.
Avoid these people as they are vexatious to your spirit . Go your way in serenity and do not touch GO and forget about collecting 200.
Have you encountered this species?