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Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Behavioral and Social Sciences in Medical School Curricula; Cuff PA, Vanselow NA, editors. Improving Medical Education: Enhancing the Behavioral and Social Science Content of Medical School Curricula. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2004.

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Improving Medical Education: Enhancing the Behavioral and Social Science Content of Medical School Curricula.

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Independent Report Reviewers

This report has been reviewed in draft form by individuals chosen for their diverse perspectives and technical expertise, in accordance with procedures approved by the NRC's Report Review Committee. The purpose of this independent review is to provide candid and critical comments that will assist the institution in making its published report as sound as possible and to ensure that the report meets institutional standards for objectivity, evidence, and responsiveness to the study charge. The review comments and draft manuscript remain confidential to protect the integrity of the deliberative process. We wish to thank the following individuals for their review of this report:

David B. Abrams, Brown University

Nancy E. Adler, University of California, San Francisco

William Branch, Emory University

F. Daniel Duffy, American Board of Internal Medicine

Neil J. Elgee, The Ernest Becker Foundation of the University of Washington

Marti Grayson, New York Medical College

William M. McDonald, Wesley Woods Health Center of Emory Healthcare

Joseph P. Newhouse, Harvard University

Susan Scrimshaw, University of Illinois at Chicago

Lu Ann Wilkerson, University of California, Los Angeles

Although the reviewers listed above have provided many constructive comments and suggestions, they were not asked to endorse the report's conclusions or recommendations nor did they see the final draft of the report before its release. The review of this report was overseen by Charles E. Phelps, Provost, University of Rochester, New York, appointed by the National Research Council and the Institute of Medicine, who was responsible for making certain that an independent examination of this report was carried out in accordance with institutional procedures and that all review comments were carefully considered. Responsibility for the final content of this report rests entirely with the authoring committee and the institution.

Copyright © 2004, National Academy of Sciences.
Bookshelf ID: NBK10241


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