The Future of Academic Medicine in the US

Academic medicine remains on the cutting-edge of healthcare, dedicating vast resources to education, research, and clinical practice, but it is facing stressors at every turn. The Affordable Care Act is disrupting norms, healthcare financing is being overhauled, competition for National Institutes of Health research dollars is intensifying, and attitudes towards physicians are shifting. What does all of that mean for medical schools and their affiliated teaching hospitals? Where will they fit within the framework of a new healthcare system? How can they remain at the forefront of healthcare innovation?

Festival: 2014

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