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Medical education in the United States and Canada : a report to the Carnegie foundation for the advancement of teaching

Author: Abraham Flexner; Daniel Berkeley Updike; Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.; Merrymount Press,
Publisher: 576 Fifth Avenue, New York City : [publisher not identified], ©1910.
Series: Bulletin (Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching), no. 4.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A landmark work which precipitated major reforms in medical education. It recommended closing commercial schools and reducing the overall number of medical schools from 155 to 31, with the aim of raising standards. Includes frank evaluative sketches of each school based on site visits by the author.
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Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959.
Medical education in the United States and Canada.
New York City [©1910]
(OCoLC)598711592
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Abraham Flexner; Daniel Berkeley Updike; Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.; Merrymount Press,
OCLC Number: 9795002
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvii, [1], 346 pages : maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. I. Historical and general --
II. The Proper basis of medical education --
III. The Actual basis of medical education --
IV.-V. The Course of study: The Laboratory branches, first and second years --
VI-VII. The Course of study: The Hospital and medical school, third and fourth years --
VIII. The Financial aspects of medical education --
IX. Reconstruction --
X. Medical sects --
XI. The State boards --
XII. The Postgraduate school --
XIII. The Medical education of women --
XIV. The Medical education of the Negro --
pt. 2. Medical schools [by state and province].
Series Title: Bulletin (Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching), no. 4.
Responsibility: by Abraham Flexner ; with an introduction by Henry S. Pritchett ...

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A landmark work which precipitated major reforms in medical education. It recommended closing commercial schools and reducing the overall number of medical schools from 155 to 31, with the aim of raising standards. Includes frank evaluative sketches of each school based on site visits by the author.

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