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Partial Bibliography*

Adams, David P., American Board of Family Practice: A History (Lexington, KY: American Board of Family Practice, 1999).

Balint, Michael, The Doctor, His Patient, and the Illness (London, 1957).

Berger, John, with photographs by Jean Mohr, A Fortunate Man: The Story of a Country Doctor (1967; New York: Vintage, 1995)

The Boston Women's Health Book Collective, Our Bodies, Our Selves: A Book By and For Women (1971; New York: Simon and Schuster, 1973).

Candib, Lucy M., Medicine and the Family: A Feminist Perspective (New York: Basic Books, 1995).

Citizens Commission on Graduate Medical Education, The Graduate Education of Physicians (Chicago: AMA, 1966).

Deliberations and Compromise: The Health Professions Educational Assistance Act of 1976, Lauren Leroy and Philip R. Lee, ed. (Cambridge: Ballinger, 1977).

The Empathic Practitioner: Empathy, Gender, and Medicine, Ellen Singer More and Maureen A. Milligan, ed. (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1994).

Geyman, John P., Family Practice: Foundation of Changing Health Care (New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1980).

Hunt, Andrew D. and Lewis E. Weeks, Medical Education Since 1960: Marching to a Different Drummer, (Michigan State University Press, 1979).

Lefkowitz, Bonnie, Community Health Centers: A Movement and the People Who Made it Happen (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2007).

Ludmerer, Kenneth M., Time to Heal: American Medical Education from the Turn of the Century to the Era of Managed Care (New York: Oxford University Press, 1999).

Madison, Donald L., Starting Out in Family Practice (Chapel Hill, North Carolina: Department of Social and Administrative Medicine, University of North Carolina, 1980).

More, Ellen S., Restoring the Balance: Women Physicians and the Profession of Medicine, 1850-1995 (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1999).

Mullan, Fitzhugh, White Coat, Clenched Fist: The Political Education of an American Physician (New York, Macmillan, 1976).

New Medical Schools at Home and Abroad: Report of a Macy Foundation Conference, ed. John Z. Bowers and Elizabeth F. Purcell (New York: Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation, 1978).

Rogers, Naomi, "'Caution: The AMA May be Dangerous to Your Health:' The Student Health Organizations (SHO) and American Medicine, 1965-1970," Radical History Review, 2001, 80:5-34.

Ross, Robert J. S., "Asia comes to Main Street and may learn to speak Spanish: Globalization in a poor neighborhood in Worcester," unpublished MS, pp. 1-29; accessed at

Sardell, Alice, The U.S. Experiment in Social Medicine: The Community Health Center Program, 1965-1986 (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1988).

Stephens, G. Gayle, The Intellectual Basis of Family Practice (Tucson, AZ: Winter Publishing Co., 1982).

Stevens, Rosemary, American Medicine and the Public Interest (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1971).

Surgeon General's Consultant Group on Medical Education, Physicians for a Growing America (Washington, DC: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1959).

Women in Medical Education, Delese Wear, ed. (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1996).

Willard, W. R., "Meeting the challenge of family practice," Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on Education for Family Practice, Council on Medical Education (Chicago: AMA, 1966).

*Complete citations may be requested from Ellen More at Ellen.More@umassmed.edu.