36 U.S. Code § 151902 - Purposes

The purposes of the corporation are to raise from private sources, administer, and disperse funds for medical education, and in carrying out those purposes, to take other appropriate action to promote—
(1) the interpretation of the needs of medical education to the American public;
(2) the encouragement of the growth, development, and advancement of constantly improving standards and methods in the education and training of all medical personnel in the United States; and
(3) the preservation of academic freedom in the institutions of medical education.


(Pub. L. 105–225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1408.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
Aug. 28, 1954, ch. 1036, § 3, 68 Stat. 892.

The words “in carrying out those purposes” are substituted for “in connection therewith” for clarity. In clause (2), the word “personnel” is substituted for “manpower” to use a word that is gender-neutral.

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