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scut work

Menial, non-Pt care-related activities passed to medical students–externs or interns, although they may be the duties of other health-care workers. See Medical student abuse, Pimping, Scut 'monkey. '.
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In addition to making information about internships available online to bolster recruiting, the company is strengthening its programs so that interns do less scut work and have more opportunities to write page one stories and to understand how a newspaper operates.
Since his daily work itself (which, we remember, was largely scut work in the kitchen) was not the way into the presence of God, but was merely what he did while in the presence, "the Adamic legacy" of labor as a curse was irrelevant.
Most fellows perform a substantial share of the scut work of modern medicine, for example, by taking night and weekend call on a regular basis.
These tasks represent what one laboratory operations director describes as "the scut work we do day in and day out" (more on this later).
Since the people in PIC training get paid less, they should not be doing scut work.
He also teaches an ethnically diverse university class, the members of which he routinely assigns scut work on his pieces.
com, a site that does the scut work of keeping track of SEC filings.
Big-name writers who contribute to large feature sections of the Times are being allowed to retain copyrights to their work, while those who do the scut work for the smaller sections day-in and day-out, often under the banner of a staff writer's byline, are not granted that same option.