The Metropolitan Academic Medical Center provides a careful reexamination of developments of the past decade, offers insights for improving medical education, biomedical research, and health care services, and examines the fate of the medical academy.
Table of Contents
Introduction -- Overview -- American Academic Health Centers and the Postmodern Era -- Are Academic Medical Centers in Trouble? -- Renewing the Covenant -- Getting to Health Reform: Faulty Maps, Poor Directions -- Integrating Community-Responsive Medicine into the Urban Safety-Net Hospital -- Tensions in the Metropolitan Academic Medical Center -- Academic Health Centers: Financing and Future Options -- Federal Support of Biomedical Research 1945–1993 -- Should Academic Medical Centers Relate to Regional Needs? -- Summary -- Cornell University Medical College
"David E. Rogers, M.D., was The Walsh McDermott University Professor of Medicine, Cornell University Medical School until his death in 1994. Eli Ginzberg, Ph.D. is Professor Emeritus, School of Business, Columbia University, and Director, The Eisenhower Center for the Conservation of Human Resources, Columbia University."