Academic medicine: time for reinvention

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7430.45-a (Published 01 January 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:45

Medical education especially needs help

  1. Yap-Seng Chong, assistant professor (obgcys@nus.edu.sg)
  1. Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National University Hospital, Singapore 119074

    EDITOR—Clark and Smith's call to revive academic medicine is laudable.1 The form that research into health care as a discipline and industry takes, be it scholarly inquiry or commercial pursuit, will vary and rebalance itself constantly according to environmental pressures. However, medical research, laboratory or clinical, is unlikely to ever …

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