Building a Movement

The Social Mission of Medical Education: Ranking the Schools

Background: The basic purpose of medical schools is to educate physicians to care for the national population. Fulfilling this goal requires an adequate number of primary care physicians, adequate distribution...

What “Right Care” Should Be

When the CEO of one of the nation’s premier medical groups writes a blog in a national magazine saying that over treatment is hurting patients, you know this is a...

The Supremes and ACA: Is opposing coverage for the poor really just mean?

In the context of the historic and momentous Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage across the US, and its affirmation of the Fair Housing Act, the third of the “trifecta”...

Beyond Flexner at TEDxFoggyBottom

Equity in medicine is currently one of the most heated issues in the United States. Dr. Fitzhugh Mullan argues that in order to create medical equality in the U.S., we...

Beyond Flexner: It is time to stop shoring up the bridge and figure out how to cross the river!

Conference speaker Josh Freeman shares his insights into 2015 Beyond Flexner. Go back to Resources

Would Doctors Be Better If They Didn’t Have To Memorize?

Conference participant John Schumann, MD reflects on his time at Beyond Flexner and the transforming state of medical education and our health system. Go back to Resources