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Written by the eminent elder statesman of internal medicine in the United States, the long-standing editor-in-chief of the standard textbook Principles of Internal Medicine extends his purview in this small book to problems in medical care, medical education, and suggested solutions.
In his introduction, Dr. Harrison emphasizes that the quantitative increase in medical-school faculty teachers has been accompanied by a qualitative decline in teaching, and until recently, by too little concern about the dissemination and the application of the new knowledge.
He stresses that, compared with the past, the future practicing physician will have a stronger need for leadership in
Your Future Health Care. The Challenge and the Promise Through Better Education.. Ann Intern Med. ;81:715–716. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-81-5-715
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1974;81(5):715-716.
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