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The process of medical education can be improved by proper planning for the future. Participants in the medical education system are faced with promoting change and taking actions that will benefit patients, students, and faculty. History provides a database, and lessons from the past can guide us in making the best choices for the present use of our energy.
Ludmerer presents in clear and easy-to-read prose a history of who has the power, and how they got it, in the U.S. medical education system; what actions resulted in certain institutions becoming great centers of excellence and how lack of action
Learning to Heal: The Development of American Medical Education.. Ann Intern Med. ;105:642–643. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-105-4-642
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1986;105(4):642-643.
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