Medical News and Perspectives
July 27, 2005

AMA, AAMC Say Reform Needed Across Continuum of US Medical Education

JAMA. 2005;294(4):416-417. doi:10.1001/jama.294.4.416

With a few pen strokes, the American Medical Association (AMA) and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) reaffirmed their close ties while signifying an urgent need for reform in US medical education.

In mid-June, as the AMA’s House of Delegates opened its 2005 Annual Meeting, the heads of both associations signed a statement of cooperation intended to improve health care by making changes throughout the educational continuum, from undergraduate medical education to continuing medical education (CME).

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