The necessary future of chiropractic education: A North American perspective

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The chiropractic educational system in North America is currently in a state of flux. The attempted conversion of some chiropractic schools into "universities" and the want of university affiliation for chiropractic schools suggests that we are searching for a better alternative to the present system. In the early 20th century, the Flexner Report helped transform modern medical education into a discipline that relies on scientific and clinical knowledge. Some have wondered if it is time for a Flexner-type report regarding the education of doctors of chiropractic. This article outlines the current challenges within the chiropractic educational system and proposes positive changes for that system. © 2005 Wyatt et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd.

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Wyatt, L. H., Perle, S. M., Murphy, D. R., & Hyde, T. E. (2005). The necessary future of chiropractic education: A North American perspective. Chiropractic and Osteopathy, 13. https://doi.org/10.1186/1746-1340-13-10

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