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Campaign to revitalise academic medicine: Funding needs to be on the discussion table

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7452.1376-b (Published 03 June 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:1376
  1. Fernando Elijovich, fellow ([email protected])
  1. American Heart Association, Center for Hypertension and Cardiovascular Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY 10021, USA

    EDITOR—I was disappointed at the statement in Tugwell's editorial on the campaign to revitalise academic medicine that deals with how to tackle current failures.1 He mentions working within current economic constraints and giving preference to strategies that call for no additional funding.

    A false entrepreneurial approach, in which the output …

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