Continuing Medical Education: Let the Guessing Begin


(The Journal of the American Medical Association)

by Robert H. Brook

January 27, 2010

Patients expect their physicians to have the right answer every time. Does the testing process in medical school or the continuing medical education (CME) process increase the likelihood that patient expectations will be met?....

The remainder of this op-ed can be found at

JAMA. 2010;303(4):359-360.

This commentary originally appeared in The Journal of the American Medical Association on January 27, 2010. Commentary gives RAND researchers a platform to convey insights based on their professional expertise and often on their peer-reviewed research and analysis.