Should there be a commission on medical education?

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Science  10 Aug 1979:
Vol. 205, Issue 4406, pp. 559-562
DOI: 10.1126/science.451620


In its premedical and preclinical phases our present scheme of education for medicine is intellectually deficient, wasteful of money and time, and in urgent need of overhaul. The author defines conditions under which a national commission might possibly set the educational process on the road to reform.