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  • Contributors vii

    Recommendations ix

    Foreword xi

    Preface xvii

    Introduction xix

    1. Medical education and practice—circa 1985 / Martin Cherkasky 3

    Comments by Dr. Anlyan, Dr. Elam, Dr. Medearis, Dr. Stead 22

    2. New resources for medical and health manpower / Lloyd C. Elam 27

    Comments by Dr. Cherkasky, Dr. Medearis 40

    3. The college and university in medical education / Irving M. London 43

    4. Requirements for admission to medical school / William D. Bradford 53

    Comments by Dr. Medearis, Dr. Van der Kloot 67

    5. The content of undergraduate medical education / W. Gerald Austin, Thomas D. Kinney 71

    Comments by Dr. Medearis 85

    6. The education of biomedical scientists / William G. Van der Kloot 87

    7. The future of graduate medical education / William G. Anlyan 107

    Comments by Dr. Austen, Dr. Beck, Dr. Medearis, Dr. Stead 117

    8. Continuing medical education / John C. Beck 125

    Comments by Dr. Van der Kloot 132

    9. On creating a true continuum of medical education / Donald N. Medearis Jr. and Thomas D. Kinney 133

    Comments by Dr. Stead 141

    10. Family Practice: One View / Eugene A. Stead Jr. 143

    An Alternate View / William G. Anlyan, W. Gerald Austen, John C. Beck, William D. Bradford, Ray E. Brown, Martin Cherkasky, Lloyd C. Elam, Thomas D. Kinney, Irving M. London, Donald N. Medearis Jr., William G. Van der Kloot 155

    11. Manna from the physician's assistant program: a source of nourishment for medical educators / Eugene A. Stead Jr. 161

    Comments by Dr. Cherkasky, Dr. Medearis 169

    12. Financing medical education / Ray E. Brown 173

    Comments by Dr. Anlyan, Dr. Beck, Dr. Medearis, Dr. Van der Kloot 187
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    The major recommendations and chapters of The Future of Moral Education can be divided into three categories: expansion of medical education's scope and responsibilities, basic conditions for progress in medical education, and medial education and the nation's health. The contributors all recognize their obligation to medical education's future as a societal endeavor to serve the nation's health needs.

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