Medical Education and Health Policy: What Is Important for Me to Know, How Do I Learn It, and What Are the Gaps?

  title={Medical Education and Health Policy: What Is Important for Me to Know, How Do I Learn It, and What Are the Gaps?},
  author={R. Gee and C. Lockwood},
  journal={Obstetrics \& Gynecology},
More than 100 years ago, Abraham Flexner spearheaded the most profound structural changes ever instituted in medical education. Since Flexner’s time, the knowledge base and scope of medical practice have broadened and deepened significantly, leading to shifting physician roles and responsibilities. We live in an increasingly dynamic health care delivery environment. Traditional health care delivery paradigms rewarded volume of services and were driven by feefor-service reimbursement. However… Expand

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