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May 1968

Trends in New Medical Schools.

Arch Intern Med. 1968;121(5):486. doi:10.1001/archinte.1968.03640050096041

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This slender volume is a compilation of current thought and philosophy reflecting the ferment in medical education roiling throughout the western world. Educators from new schools and old schools facing new problems contribute their ideas and experiences. Problems of curriculum revision, changing patterns of patient care reflecting contemporary social turbulence, attitudes of students and teachers, the roles of clinical teaching, continuing postgraduate education and research, etc, are offered. Each subject is ruminated, presenting different facets of difficult conundrums. It is a fascinating document of vital concern to all concerned with the knowledge explosion in medicine and the tools with which we can harvest the fallout.

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