Abraham Flexner, an Autobiography: A Complete Revision Brought Up to Date of the Author’s “I Remember.” William B. Bean, M. D.. Arch Intern Med. Read the full-text online edition of I Remember: The Autobiography of Abraham Flexner (). I Remember: The Autobiography of Abraham Flexner. Front Cover. Abraham Flexner. Simon and Schuster, – Education – pages.

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Get to Know Us. Flexner’s School” did not give out traditional grades, used no standard curriculum, refused to f,exner examinations on students, and kept no academic record of students.

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He proceeded to become a pathologist, bacteriologist and a medical researcher employed by the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research from to Flexner grew up in an Orthodox Jewish family, however, early on he became a religious agnostic. His work attracted the Carnegie Foundation to commission an in-depth evaluation into medical schools in the US and Canada. Sign in to make a comment Sign in to your personal account.

Instead, it promoted small learning groups, individual development, and a more hands-on approach to education. According to Flexner, lectures enabled colleges to “handle cheaply by autobigoraphy a large body of students that would be otherwise unmanageable and thus give the lecturer time for research.

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The success of Abraham Flexner’s experimental schooling allowed him to help finance Simon Flexner ‘s medical education at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Medical education in Europe; a report to the Carnegie foundation for the advancement of teaching “.


Flexner also financed his sister’s undergraduate studies at Bryn Mawr College. Between andFlexner served on the Rockefeller Foundation ‘s General Education Boardand after was its secretary. In it I avowed my hero worship and said some things customarily reserved for obituary notices. Medical schools Specialty colleges. He feared that “research had largely appropriated the resources of the college, substituting the methods and interest of highly specialized investigation for the larger objects of college teaching.

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With the help of the board, he founded another experimental school, the Lincoln Schoolwhich opened inin cooperation with the faculty at Teachers College of Columbia University. SImon and Schuster,pp. He also had a sister named Rachel Flexner. Register for email fkexner with links to free full-text articles Access PDFs of free articles Manage your interests Save searches and receive search alerts.

Get free access to newly published articles Create a personal account or sign in to: Read more Read less. Ten million of them live in close contact with sixty million whites. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, autobiogrsphy, and phone. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.

An AutobiographyNew York: Inhe pursued graduate studies in psychology at Harvard Universityand at the University of Berlin. Reading these three books was a memorable experience, a return to original sources in preparation for presenting the Abraham Flexner Award of the Association of American Medical Colleges to Dr. Pages are like new Cover has very slight wear; cover lettering is somewhat faded.


Retrieved April 1, The success of her play Mrs. Create a free personal account to make a comment, download free article PDFs, sign up for alerts and more. Eleanor Flexner became an independent scholar and pioneer of women’s studies. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

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In response to the report, some schools fired senior faculty members in a process of reform and renewal. Get free access to newly published articles. The Century Company,pp. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Privacy Policy Terms of Use. Although Flexner had never set foot inside a medical school, he was Pritchett’s first choice to lead a study of American medical education, and soon joined the research staff at the Carnegie Foundation in Strongly critical of many aspects of American higher education, it denounced, in particular, the university lecture as a method of instruction.

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