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New & Developing Medical Schools, Motivating Factors, Major Challenges, Planning Strategies, Part 2

Michael E. 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 15 of the newest U.S. 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 eight of the new medical schools, which were showcased in a 2009 report, and describes in detail the circumstances that led to the development of seven additional schools.