Rediscovering the medical school.

  title={Rediscovering the medical school.},
  author={Robert T Watson},
  journal={Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges},
  volume={78 7},
  • Robert T Watson
  • Published 2003 in
    Academic medicine : journal of the Association of…
Medical schools, once devoted primarily to educating medical students, have evolved into complex academic medical centers (AMCs), some of which place a greater emphasis on research and the clinical business than on educating future physicians. This occurred primarily as the result of outside forces, specifically the available revenue streams that have fostered growth. Discipline-based departments have been at the center of the governance structure of medical schools, but many AMCs now have… CONTINUE READING