Reviews and Notes: History of Medicine: Learning to Heal: The Development of American Medical Education. Ann Intern Med. 1996;125:431. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-125-5-199609010-00047
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1996;125(5):431.
KM Ludmerer. 335 pages. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ Pr; 1996. $16.95. ISBN 0-8018-5258-7. Order phone 800-537-5487.
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