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The educational philosophy of Abraham Flexner : creating cogency in medical education

Author: M H Zelenka
Publisher: Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study elucidates the educational thought of Abraham Flexner, investigating the application and efficacy of his thought in the development of medical education, and determining his contemporary relevance. The author, in the spirit of the 1910 Flexner Report, seeks to yield information central to both curriculum and ethical definition in medicine.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Abraham Flexner; Abraham Flexner; Abraham Flexner; Abraham Flexner
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M H Zelenka
ISBN: 9780773451841 0773451846
OCLC Number: 191245354
Description: 180 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Historical and context : education and work of Abraham Flexner --
Development of prescription for a profession : educational ideas in the literature of Abraham Flexner --
A psycholography --
Bulletin number four --
The wake of the report --
The currency of medical education --
Great expectations : educational implications from population expectations of medical practice --
Humanism in context of scientism.
Responsibility: M.H. Zelenka ; with a foreword by B. Edward McClellan.
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This study elucidates the educational thought of Abraham Flexner, investigating the application and efficacy of his thought in the development of medical education, and determining his contemporary relevance. The author, in the spirit of the 1910 Flexner Report, seeks to yield information central to both curriculum and ethical definition in medicine.

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