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The Study of Grants and Financies
Dr. Lowell J. Reed, Washington, D. C.: In October 1948 the National Advisory Health Council recommended that the Surgeon General appoint a committee to undertake a study of the effects of Public Health Service grants on medical school finances and on medical education and to determine what further steps should be contemplated for the improvement and extension of medical education. The growing financial difficulties of medical education have for some time been a source of deep concern to medical educators. Furthermore, during the past few years the Public Health Service has been charged with responsibility for administration of significant sums of money for medical research and training. The service has become one of the principal sources of support for medical research throughout the country. The importance of these programs is keenly felt by the National Advisory Councils and the Surgeon General.The committee undertook
Weiskotten HG, Deitrick JE. ANNUAL CONGRESS ON MEDICAL EDUCATION AND LICENSURE. JAMA. 1950;142(12):924–930. doi:10.1001/jama.1950.72910300010023
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