Author Affiliation: Department of Economics, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.
In his recent review of Ludmerer's Time
to Heal,1 Steven
Schroeder, MD, concludes that Ludmerer's book
"presents a powerful case that academic medicine's self-serving
jeopardized its unique public trust."2 Remarkably,
Schroeder, a distinguished medical educator and current
president and chief
executive officer of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, does
not take exception
to this harsh indictment. One suspects that he may
Reinhardt UE. Academic Medicine's Financial Accountability and
Responsibility. JAMA. 2000;284(9):1136–1138. doi:10.1001/jama.284.9.1136
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