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Flexner was born in Louisville, Kentucky on November 13, Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Privacy Policy Terms of Use. Share your thoughts with other customers. Abraham Flexner, an Autobiography: Get free access to newly published articles.

The success of Abraham Flexner’s experimental schooling allowed him to help finance Tje Flexner ‘s medical education at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. The Autobiography of Abraham Flexner He proceeded to become a pathologist, bacteriologist and a medical researcher employed by the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research from to Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

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Flexner informed them that a teaching hospital and other faculties required a successful school. Reading these three books was a memorable experience, a return to original sources in preparation for presenting the Abraham Flexner Award of the Association of American Medical Colleges to Dr. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch based on the novel funded Flexner’s studies at Harvard and his year abroad at European universities.

Medical education in the United States. I had been in the large company of persons who often quoted or referred to The Flexner Reportbut had not actually read it. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.


During his time there, Flexner helped bring over many European scientists who would likely have suffered persecution by the rising Nazi government. Retrieved February 22, Retrieved from ” https: In his Universities: The success of her play Mrs.

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The practice of the Negro doctor will be limited to his own race, which in its turn will be cared for better by good Negro physicians than by poor white ones.

But the physical well-being of the Negro is not only of moment to the Negro himself. Although Flexner had never set foot inside a medical school, he was Pritchett’s first choice to lead a study of American medical education, and soon joined the research staff at the Carnegie Foundation in Retrieved November 24, Purchase access Subscribe to JN Learning for one year.

American, English, German[12] Flexner returned to his earlier interest in the direction and purpose of the American university, attacking distractions from serious learning, such as intercollegiate athleticsstudent governmentand other student activities.

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He feared that “research had largely appropriated the resources of the college, substituting the methods and interest of highly specialized investigation for the if objects of college teaching. Inhe pursued graduate studies in psychology at Harvard Universityand at the University of Berlin. Instead, it promoted small learning groups, individual development, and a more hands-on approach to education.


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Flexner died in Falls Church, Virginiain at 92 years of age. Jean went on to become one of the original employees of the United States Division of Labor Oof. According to Flexner, lectures enabled colleges to “handle cheaply by rememer a large body of students that would be otherwise unmanageable and thus give the lecturer time for research.

The Negro must be educated not only for his sake, but for ours. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Flexner also financed his sister’s undergraduate studies at Bryn Mawr College. Medicine and Capitalism in America.

Medical Education in the Twentieth Century 1. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Four years later, Flexner founded a private school in remembsr he would test his growing ideas about education. Archived from the original PDF on Medical schools Specialty colleges.