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This section includes information about special studies, reports, legislation, and other events and activities that currently have an influence on, or relation to, medical education, and that might be expected to influence the future course of events in medical education. Most of the items listed are extensions of reports given in earlier years and are still in development or in transition. Some of these items are also considered in other sections of the EDUCATION NUMBER.
Coordinating Council on Medical Education
The Coordinating Council on Medical Education (CCME) has been described in several previous issues of the EDUCATION NUMBER. Since its establishment late in 1972, it has been involved in studying and developing reports on a number of important issues affecting medical education. Major reports were prepared and were published previously in JAMA on the subjects of "The Primary Care Physician" and "The Role of the Foreign Medical Graduate," both of
Ruhe CHW. Recent Events of Special Interest to Medical Education. JAMA. 1977;238(26):2761–2765. doi:10.1001/jama.1977.03280270007001
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