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If Flexner brought the new science into academic medicine, the medical establishment of today is challenged to bring contemporary medicine to the community. In turn, community medicine, the new public health, must learn to work creatively with private, so-called "organized" medicine. In a penetrating analysis of medicine, from the origins of its social mandate to the complexities of its technological achievements, Iago Galdston asks how academic medicine, community medicine, and private medicine can work together towards the provision of optimum, scientifically based health services for all the people. How can "the free play and enterprise of the more ingenious" be
Medicine in Transition.. Ann Intern Med. 1966;64:722. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-64-3-722
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;64(3):722.
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