Monday, February 20, 2012

Quick Links: Med Students, Responsibility, UK

The 2/16/2012 LA Times reports, "Med school admission tests change to reflect new care realities".

In short, medical schools will place lower priority on the hard sciences and greater emphasis on sociology, psychology, and ethics. Of course, the big question is what kind of ethics will future physicians be expected to follow? (Hint: "The Wisconsin Protests and the New Medical Ethics".)

In the 2/14/2012 Orange County Register, Richard Ralston of AFCM urges, "Restore true personal responsibility to health care".

The 2/17/2012 Daily Caller notes, "As Obama pushes new regulations, UK eyes privatizing its health care".