ROBERT BEAR, M.D.
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To the editor: In his thoughtful analysis of proposed changes in the curricula of North American medical schools (76:487, 1972), Engel asks physicians to "pause and reflect whether we may not be compounding the crisis in health care with a crisis in medical education as well."
How myopic we are at times! Health care and medical education are so intertwined that if we have a crisis in health care now, then we have a crisis in medical education too. This premise accepted, changes in the educational system must be made. The only important issue should concern planning the changes well
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BEAR R. Educators for Medical Education?. Ann Intern Med. 1972;77:816–817. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-77-5-816_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;77(5):816-817.
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