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The social mission of Australian medical schools in a time of expansion

Biggs, John; Wells, Robert


The social mission, or accepted social responsibility of Australian medical schools, was assessed at a time of rapid expansion and resulting pressure on staff and facilities. Nine new schools have been established in 200510 and there has been particular concern about adequacy of clinical training places. Discussions with most of the deans revealed their strong social commitments. We consider two of these in depth raising the status and thus the involvement of students in general and especially...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Health Review
DOI: 10.1071/AH10970


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