New Oslerians and Real Flexnerians: The Response to Threatened Professional Autonomy

  title={New Oslerians and Real Flexnerians: The Response to Threatened Professional Autonomy},
  author={P. Vinten-Johansen and E. Riska},
  journal={International Journal of Health Services},
  pages={108 - 75}
  • P. Vinten-Johansen, E. Riska
  • Published 1991
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • International Journal of Health Services
  • As federal governmental involvement in U.S. health care had become a fact in the mid-1960s, a significant number of contributors to The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) had recommended educational reforms to save an autonomous profession. In the late 1970s, demands for additional professional reforms began to appear in JAMA and The Journal of Medical Education (JME), particularly from contributors who perceived threats to professional autonomy from corporate medicine. The New… CONTINUE READING
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