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Academic Medicine Article: The Destruction of Medicine by Market Forces

January 9, 2002 

Medical schools have too often taught — actively, or passively by example — acquiescence to the increasing trends toward medicine as a business rather than teaching resistance to those trends in a manner consistent with medicine as a profession. We discuss this issue further in the January 2002 issue of the journal Academic Medicine.

The full article can be found here:

The Destruction of Medicine by Market Forces: Teaching Acquiescence or Resistance and Change? National Policy Perspectives
Academic Medicine. 77(1):5-7, January 2002.
Wolfe, Sidney M. MD

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