Public health does not need to be led by doctors

Архивировано 16.09.2021: mcpherson-2001.pdf

Источник: McPherson K., Taylor S., Coyle E. Public health does not need to be led by doctors. BMJ, 2001, 322:1593

For years lead positions in public health have been restricted to those with a medical background, and it is still impossible for individuals to be accredited as specialists in public health without medical training. But does such exclusivity have repercussions? Here a professor of epidemiology and two directors of public health present their views.