Harold J. Fallon, MD
Profound changes in the science and practice of medicine have occurred during the past decade. Simultaneously, external factors have dramatically altered the conduct and location of patient care and the financial stability of academic health centers. These changes have diminished the relevance of a residency curriculum developed for an era of less specialization, less sophisticated medical technology, and a different health care delivery system. Virtually all constituencies in internal medicine have affirmed the need for fundamental changes in the curriculum to educate internists better in the science and technology of medicine and in how internists can provide efficient and effective
Fallon HJ. Residency Reform: A Perspective from the Association of Professors of Medicine. Ann Intern Med. ;116:1041. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-116-12-1041
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1992;116(12_Part_2):1041.
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