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Many, if not most, books that derive from conferences give the impression of being disjointed and themeless. This book, reporting a Rockefeller Archive Center Conference, is no exception. It is a series of statements by distinguished persons on subjects of interest in academic medicine, with fragments of discussion appended occasionally. The book is not a thoughtful, coherent, and comprehensive review or projection of the problems, opportunities, and trends of academic medicine.
Inevitably, the quality and interest of the chapters, each representing a presentation by a different speaker, vary. Some chapters are excellent, succinct summaries that are a pleasure to read;
Academic Medicine, Present and Future.. Ann Intern Med. ;99:578. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-99-4-578_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1983;99(4):578.
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