"Address before [the] Third International Conference on Continuing Medical Education, Annenberg Center for Health Sciences,
Palm Springs, California" [Reminiscence]
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Koop, C. Everett
Reproduced with permission of C. Everett Koop.
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Education, Medical, Continuing
Address before [the] Third International Conference on Continuing Medical Education, Annenberg Center for Health Sciences,
Palm Springs, California (December 14, 1989)
Box Number: 9
Folder Number: 1989 Dec 14
This speech was delivered in late 1989, which seems like the "Dark Ages" in reference to modern high-tech communication,
in spite of the fact that it is only fifteen years earlier than this introduction is being written.
Continuing medical education is certainly essential; it was then, and it is now. This paper written before the high-tech age
got into high-gear is a commentary on the benefits and deficits of CME, at least in the eyes of this physician fifteen years