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. It won the 1984 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction as well as the Bancroft Prize.
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.
- Starr, Paul (1982). The Social Transformation of American Medicine. Basic Books. pp. 514 pages. ISBN 0-465-07935-0.
- "Pulitzer Prize Winners: General Non-Fiction" (web). pulitzer.org. Retrieved 2008-03-06.
- "The Bancroft Prizes; Previous Awards" (web). Columbia University Libraries. 2007. Retrieved 2008-03-06.
- Software Engineering Best Practices, by Capers Jones, page xxvi
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