The Social Transformation of American Medicine

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The Social Transformation of American Medicine is a book written by Paul Starr and published by Basic Books in 1982.[1] It won the 1984 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction[2] as well as the Bancroft Prize.[3]

Capers Jones wrote,

  • Paul Starr's book detailed the attempts of the American Medical Association to improve academic training of physicians, establish a canon of professional malpractice to weed out quacks, and to improve the professional status of physicians.[4]

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  1. ^ Starr, Paul (1982). The Social Transformation of American Medicine. Basic Books. pp. 514 pages. ISBN 0-465-07935-0. 
  2. ^ "Pulitzer Prize Winners: General Non-Fiction" (web). pulitzer.org. Retrieved 2008-03-06. 
  3. ^ "The Bancroft Prizes; Previous Awards" (web). Columbia University Libraries. 2007. Retrieved 2008-03-06. 
  4. ^ Software Engineering Best Practices, by Capers Jones, page xxvi

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