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How Academia Resembles the Health Care Profession

An article on the evolution of the Professor and the job market from The Chronicle of Higher Education, noting the stratification in academia: “we now have a distended pyramid, with a huge base of people whose primary job is teaching, often entry-level courses; a layer of specialists in particular fields and researchers who may hardly even teach above them; and a thin spire of administrators commanding the peak.” A nice comparison to health care professionals and how academia might adopt a similar job market structure in the future.  Click here for the full article.

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