JOHN D. GOODSON, M.D.
Modern experiments in residency training outside the hospital have required a reorganization of traditional clinics (1). Although educational, practice, and social forces that initiated these innovations continue (2-4), the methods for achieving reform have not been clearly demonstrated and the willingness of society and the profession to support change has not been secured.
In 1980, the General Medicine Group Practice Program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Teaching Hospital provided seed money for 15 model academic primary care medical practices. The evaluations by the Rand Corporation reported by Kosecoff and associates (5, 6) and Brook and associates (7) offer a
GOODSON JD. Physician Training Outside the Hospital: Who Pays for the Future?. Ann Intern Med. ;107:415–417. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-107-2-415
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1987;107(3):415-417.
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