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Medical Education and Societal Needs: A Planning Report for Health Professions

UNSPECIFIED, ed. Division of Health Sciences Policy (1983) Medical Education and Societal Needs: A Planning Report for Health Professions. National Academy Press, Washington, DC.

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Medical education in the United States today owes much of its structure to the implementation of many of the recommendations of the 1910 report by Abraham Flexner. He decried an abundance of non-rigorous proprietary schools and held up as a model the university-based curriculum of John Hopkins. Flexner’s urging for reform succeeded so well that medical education and medical practice henceforth became solidly grounded in the knowledge and methods of natural science.

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Item Type: Book
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Uncontrolled Keywords: health disparity, health professions, racial groups, ethnic groups
Subjects: Practice > outreach
Practice > interventions
Practice > service
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    Depositing User: Dr. Stephen B. Thomas
    Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2005
    Last Modified: 20 Jul 2011 18:21
    Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.lib.umd.edu/id/eprint/50

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