THOMAS L. DELBANCO, M.D.
I found it refreshing in this day and age to read that "cost considerations have been a minor, or absent, concern" in the work of the New York Commission on Graduate Medical Education (1). Led by Alfred Gellhorn, a distinguished medical educator and scholar, the Commission has gained attention for its bold, politically daring recommendations. The group was composed of 27 persons holding widely divergent jobs and perspectives. Only 2 members (one being the representative from the New York State Medical Society and the other being president of a university hospital who, at this writing, is running for the U.S.
DELBANCO TL. Wheeling and Dealing with Graduate Medical Education. Ann Intern Med. 1986;105:961–962. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-105-6-961
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