ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Medical Education

Medical Education THERE is a turmoil in the medical establishment. Not since the 1940s, when medical education and practice were widely debated, has there been so much debate on medical issues as there is now. The idiom is different and the reference point has shifted, for at the core of the debate is not what medicine can deliver, but how best to transform the gangly and largely unregulated commercial enterprise of medicine into a modern, efficient medical industry which can integrate into a world market. The recent Supreme Court ruling which virtually prevents states from allowing private medical colleges to charge high fees (and/or capitation fees) is all of a piece.

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