Do we need more generalists?

  • Eli Ginzberg
  • Published 1989 in
    Academic medicine : journal of the Association of…


The author identifies the confluent forces that have structured U.S. medicine in favor of specialism since World War II. He concludes that any effort to increase the number and proportion of generalists in medicine is problematic in the absence of antecedent and concurrent transformations in the structure and functioning of academic health centers and in… (More)


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@article{Ginzberg1989DoWN, title={Do we need more generalists?}, author={Eli Ginzberg}, journal={Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges}, year={1989}, volume={64 9}, pages={495-7} }