A New Phase in Medicine

Gunning-Schepers, Louise
February 2009
Applied Clinical Trials;Feb2009, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p46
Academic Journal
The article reports on the establishment of eight University Medical Centers (UMCs) in the span of ten years in 2009 in the Netherlands. It states that in UMC, the medical division, which has responsibility for the training of physicians and for scientific research, is consolidated with the academic hospital, which has responsibility for tertiary medical care and clinical research. It cites that every UMC is a private and a nonprofit endeavor that has strong connection to the school.


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