BMJ Publishing Group to launch an international campaign to promote academic medicineBMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7422.1001 (Published 30 October 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1001
- Jocalyn Clark, assistant editor, and project manager of the campaign (firstname.lastname@example.org),
- Richard Smith, editor
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Academic medicine is in crisis across the world.1–4 Medicine's capacity to research, think, and teach is collapsing just at the time when science, social trends, and globalisation are offering great opportunities—and threats. The BMJ Publishing Group wants to help revitalise—and reinvent—academic medicine. How can academic medicine best prepare for the 21st century? We don't have an answer, but we propose a great debate.
We are not even entirely clear on the diagnosis. Why is academic medicine failing? The increasing pressure to provide …