Economic Tough Times: Solutions Found in the Medical Education Continuum

      This is a challenging time for all. The country's economic status is dire, and no one remains untouched. Health care education dollars were already tight. With hospitals and medical schools dealing with massive economic losses, funds for education are disappearing rapidly. Now, more than ever, medical educators need to look at how we spend these funds. Roberts and DeWitt,

      Roberts K, Dewitt T. Strategic Planning/Negotiation. National Leadership Conference in General Pediatrics, February 11–13, New Orleans, La; 2009.

      at a recent workshop, suggested that we can increase the size of the medical education “pie” by pooling resources and capitalizing on the synergy that comes from sharing human resources.
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