Preparing medical students for the continual improvement of health and health care: Abraham Flexner and the new "public interest".

In 1910, in his recommendations for reforming medical education, Abraham Flexner responded to what he deemed to be the "public interest." Now, 100 years later, to respond to the current needs of society, the education of physicians must once again change. In addition to understanding the biological basis of health and disease, and mastering technical skills… CONTINUE READING