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Because this book has appeared so soon after Kenneth Ludmerer's much praised Learning to Heal: The Development of American Medical Education (1985), readers are bound to ask what it adds to our understanding of the evolution of medical schools in the United States. The answer is quite a bit. Ludmerer essentially confines himself to the period of reform in the standards of medical education (1880 to 1920); Rothstein looks at the entire history of medical schools from the colonial period to the present. Ludmerer is principally concerned with how a new philosophy of education directed changes in the colleges; Rothstein
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American Medical Schools and the Practice of Medicine: A History.. Ann Intern Med. 1988;108:648. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-108-4-648_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1988;108(4):648.
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