Celebrated for its innovations in medical curricula, UNM's medical school began as an audacious experiment by pioneering educators who were determined to create a great medical school in a state beset by endemic poverty and daunting geographic barriers. Wang traces the enactment of the school's mission to provide medical education for New Mexicans and to help alleviate the severe shortage of medical care throughout the state. The Daily Practice of Compassion offers a primer for policy makers in medical education and health-care delivery throughout the country.
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About the Author
Shannan L. Carter began working at the University of New Mexico Medical Center in 1981. From 2002 until she retired in 2010 she worked as a special assistant to the dean of the UNM School of Medicine.