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Abraham Flexner


Who is Abraham Flexner?

Abraham Flexner was an American educator. His Flexner Report, published in 1910, reformed medical education in the United States. He also helped found the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton.

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Google previewThe Bellman (1908)

Abraham Flexner is a broadly educated thinker, ...

Google previewThe Kentucky Encyclopedia (2015)

by John E. Kleber

Abraham Flexner, an educational reformer whose 1910 report critical of medical schools in the United States and Canada helped modernize medical education, was born in Louisville, on November ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of New York City (2010)

Second Edition by Kenneth T. Jackson, Lisa Keller, Nancy Flood

Thomas Neville Bonner, Iconoclast: Abraham Flexner and a Life in Learning ( Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002) Allen J. Share Floating Hospital. Waterborne hospital established in 1866. It operated only during the warmer ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2013)

Volume 24: Race by Thomas C. Holt, Laurie Beth Green, Charles Reagan Wilson

In 1909, in a major step toward regulating medical education and creating national standards, Abraham Flexner was commissioned by the Carnegie Foundation to make a tour of medical colleges in the United States and Canada to evaluate ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Civil Society (2009)

by Helmut K. Anheier, Stefan Toepler

Abraham Flexner was born on November 13, 1866 in Louisville, Kentucky (United States) to parents who ...

Google previewCompanion Encyclopedia of Science in the Twentieth Century (2013)

by John Krige, Dominique Pestre

funded Abraham Flexner (the younger brother of Simon), 2 man with great experience of education in America and Europe (although not himself medically qualified), to conduct an investigation into American medical education. The famous ...

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Probably, no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both. (Abraham Flexner)
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