This book is based on papers that were prepared for the Cornell University Medical College Second Conference on Health Policy held in New York City on February 27-28, 1986. It discusses the major changes that are operating to reshape the U.S. health care sector.
1. The Setting 2. U.S. Medical School Applicants and Matriculants, 1960–1985 and Beyond 3. Physician Personnel and Physician Practice 4. The Future of the Medical Profession 5. Employment of Physicians at Harvard Community Health Plan 6. A Lifestyle Decision: Facing the Reality of Physician Oversupply in the San Francisco Bay Area 7. Policy Directions