Abraham Flexner Quotes

Abraham Flexnerfue an american educator, prominent for his role in the reform of the higher education schools of medicine in the united States and Canada.
After founding and directing a school preparatory to the university in her hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, Flexner published a critical assessment of the status of the educational system of the united states in 1908 titled: “The American College: A Criticism”. Was very critical of the lectures as a teaching method. He felt that it was used because it “allows the universities to educate cheaply to a large number of students that would otherwise be unmanageable and, in addition, leave time to the professor for research.”

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