ERIC Number: ED046360
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Oct
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Higher Education and the Nation's Health; Policies for Medical and Dental Education.
Carnegie Commission on the Future of Higher Education, Berkeley, CA.
This report is primarily concerned with the education of physicians and dentists and with the programs for training physician's and dentist's associates and assistants that are being developed in several university health science centers. The report opens with a summary of the major themes developed during the study. Chapter 2 discusses the present crisis in health care delivery and health manpower. Chapter 3 presents the scope of the report. Chapter 4 reviews medical education today. Chapters 5 and 6 discuss respectively the future of health care delivery and health manpower education. Chapter 7 deals with the role of the federal government in providing financial support for these programs. Chapters 8 through 11 discuss respectively the role of the States, the universities, the comprehensive colleges and community colleges, and the foundations in providing financial support and programs. The Carnegie Commission Goals that are to be achieved by 1980 are listed in Chapter 12. The appendices include: (1) Joint Statements of the American Medical Association and the Association of American Medical Colleges, March 5, 1968, and April 16, 1968; and (2) tables. (AF)
Descriptors: Dental Schools, Financial Needs, Financial Support, Health Needs, Health Occupations, Health Services, Higher Education, Labor Needs, Medical Education, Medical Schools
McGraw-Hill Book Company, Hightstown, New Jersey 08520 ($2.95)
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Authoring Institution: Carnegie Commission on the Future of Higher Education, Berkeley, CA.