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Time to heal : American medical education from the turn of the century to the era of managed care

Author: Kenneth M Ludmerer
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
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"Kenneth M. Ludmerer describes the evolution of American medical education from 1910 - when a muck-raking report on medical diploma mills spurred the reform and expansion of medical schools - to the current era of managed care, when commercial interests once more have come to the fore, compromising the training of the nation's future doctors. Ludmerer portrays the experience of learning medicine from the perspective
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth M Ludmerer
ISBN: 0195118375 9780195118377
OCLC Number: 40575431
Description: xxvi, 514 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Creating the system --
The American medical school between the world wars --
Undergraduate medical education --
The rise of graduate medical education --
Teaching hospitals --
Academic medical centers and the public --
World War II and medical education --
The ascendancy of research --
The expansion of clinical service --
The maturation of graduate medical education --
The forgotten medical student --
Medicare, medicaid, and medical education --
Medical education in an era of protest and civil rights --
Academic health centers under stress: external pressures --
Academic health centers under stress: internal dilemmas --
Internal malaise --
Medical education in an era of cost containment and managed care --
A second revolutionary period.
Other Titles: American medical education in the 20th century
Responsibility: Kenneth M. Ludmerer.
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This text aims to provide a framework within which informed choices can be made regarding the future of medical education and health care in America.  Read more...

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"The changes [in academic medicine] during the second half of the 20th century have been nothing short of amazing. In Time to Heal and its predecessor, Ludmerer chronicles these changes brilliantly. Read more...

 
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