Dramatic changes in the demographics of our physician population are happening at the same time as our health care system is making equally dramatic changes in how it organizes and pays for care. This new generation of physicians is likely to be receptive to those new ways, but to embrace them most effectively, we believe medical schools will need to actively prepare physicians for these new payment and delivery models. In this article, we explore some ways that medical schools and policymakers can leverage this opportunity to transform the practice of medicine.
The Changing Physician
Today’s physicians differ markedly from those who came out of medical school 30 years ago. Among those differences: ….more