JEREMIAH A. BARONDESS, M.D.
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The recently released examination of American medical education by the Association of American Medical Colleges, conducted by a distinguished panel and known as the GPEP Report (1), has already elicited notice and comment in this journal (2, 3). The report, in part, addresses baccalaureate education in relation to medical school admissions policies and in this connection makes five recommendations:
1. All college and university students should be required to study broadly the natural and social sciences and the humanities.
2. Medical faculties should require only essential courses and should cease recommending additional courses beyond these.
3. College faculties should make
BARONDESS JA. The GPEP Report: I. Preparation for Medical School. Ann Intern Med. 1985;103:138–139. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-103-1-138
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1985;103(1):138-139.
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