Guest Host: Susan Page

A panel talks about the decline in applications to medical school, how medical education is changing, and the challenges facing the country’s newest doctors in hospitals, clinics, and in private practice.

Guests

  • Dr. Kenneth Ludmerer professor of medicine and professor of history at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri and author of "Time to Heal: American Medical Education from the Turn of the Century to the Managed Care Era" (Oxford University Press)
  • Dr. Chuck Cutler chief medical officer for the American Association of Health Plans
  • Dr. Gordon Moore professor of ambulatory care and prevention at Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Dr. Edward Miller CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine and dean of the faculty at the School of Medicine

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