Published: 6 January 2022
Author(s): Marcel Levi
Issue: April 2022
Section: Commentary

Biomedical knowledge, resulting in better treatment for patients, is accumulating at a breathtaking pace. As these developments occur, in some situations medicine gets increasingly complex, requiring highly specific and multifaceted infrastructure and demanding skills of medical and paramedical professionals. One of the responses of the medical professionals is increasing specialization, that is not only widely present in internal medicine, but in virtually all medical specialisms [1]. Moreover, as medicine is getting more and more complex and (bio)technology-driven, it is seeing a considerable increase in subspecialization [2].

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