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New and Developing Medical Schools: Motivating Factors, Major Challenges, Planning Strategies Part 3

Michael Whitcomb, MD

Publication type: Foundation Publication

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Michael E. Whitcomb’s new report highlights the motivating factors, challenges, and planning strategies faced by the six newest US medical schools and offers important lessons learned as they begin to enroll classes and implement academic programs. The report, commissioned by the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, provides an update on medical school expansion, describes in detail the circumstances that led to the development of these additional schools, and the newest schools to receive preliminary accreditation status.