The report served as the catalyst for the most far-reaching changes to medical education in North America.

National experts at the Flexner Symposium will discuss Flexner’s life in Louisville and beyond and the importance of the Flexner Report as an enduring historical document, its impact on medical education and its contemporary relevance.

Scheduled speakers include Darrell Kirch, president of the Association of American Medical Colleges; Geraldine Polly Bednash, executive director of the Association of American Colleges of Nursing; Todd Savitt, secretary of the American Association of the History of Medicine; and Kenneth Ludmerer, author of the magisterial history of American medical education, Time to Heal.

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