Promoting translational and clinical science: the critical role of medical schools and teaching hospitals

PLoS Med. 2006 Sep;3(9):e378. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0030378.


Academic translational and clinical research in the US faces serious obstacles. Dickler and colleagues outline the Association of American Medical Colleges recommendations for overcoming those barriers.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Biomedical Research* / economics
  • Cooperative Behavior
  • Education, Medical, Graduate
  • Education, Medical, Undergraduate
  • Hospitals, Teaching*
  • Humans
  • Interdisciplinary Communication
  • Mentors
  • Research Support as Topic
  • Schools, Medical*
  • United States