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Medical schools and poor patients report on the Conference Medical Education and Health Services to the Poor and Medically Underinsured by Conference: Medical Education and Health Services to the Poor and Medically Underinsured (1992 Los Angeles, Calif.)

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Published by American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Western Center, University of California, Irvine in Irvine, Calif .
Written in English


  • Medical Indigency,
  • Delivery of Health Care,
  • Education, Medical,
  • Insurance, Health

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Edition Notes

Conference held at the University of California, Los Angeles, from December 3-6, 1992.

Statementorganized by G. Robert Mason and Sherman M. Mellinkoff.
ContributionsMason, G. Robert., Mellinkoff, Sherman M. 1920-
The Physical Object
Pagination63 p. ;
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14743544M
LC Control Number93073017

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