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Four years later, Flexner founded a private school in which he would test his growing ideas about education. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Flexner opposed the standard model of education that focused on mental discipline and a rigid structure.

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Abraham Flexner

Ten million of them live in close contact with sixty million whites. The book consistently cited Pritchett in discussions of views on educational reform, and the two soon arranged to meet through the then-president of Johns Hopkins UniversityIra Remsen.

For example, I expressed my confident opinion that Abraham Flexner and John Shaw Billings would “be remembered as the great men in American medicine during the heroic years of its rising out.


He proceeded to become a pathologist, bacteriologist and a medical researcher employed by the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research from to Eleanor Flexner became remeber independent scholar and pioneer of women’s studies.

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Retrieved February 22, Archived from the original PDF on Abraham Flexner November 13, — September 21, was an American educator, best known for his role in the 20th century reform of medical and higher education in the United States and Canada. Sign in to download free article PDFs Sign in to access your subscriptions Sign in to your personal account. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

Institute for Advanced Study. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Abraham Flexner. InFlexner published his first book, The American College. InFlexner published the Flexner Reportwhich examined the state of American medical education and led to far-reaching reform in the training of doctors.

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Pages are like new Cover has tbe slight wear; cover lettering is somewhat faded. First Page Preview View Large. Jean went on to become one of the original employees of the United States Division of Labor Standards.


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Purchase access Subscribe to JN Learning for one year. Abfaham also had a sister named Rachel Flexner. Flexner was born in Louisville, Kentucky on November 13, ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Medicine and Capitalism in America.

But the physical well-being of the Negro is not only of moment to the Negro himself. Self-protection not less than humanity offers weighty counsel in this matter; self-interest seconds philanthropy. Graduates of his school were soon accepted at leading colleges, and his teaching style began to attract considerable attention.