counts for the training of a much smaller share of the nation's biomedical, clinical, and behavioral science workforce than when the program began, the NIH, the Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research, and the Health Resources and Services Administration continue to have a great influence on the quality and quantity of health research personnel trained in the U.S. The committee believes that the steps summarized above, and described in more detail in Chapter 2 , Chapter 3 , Chapter 4 through Chapter 5 , will help these agencies to broaden their training activities and thereby address more comprehensively the health problems of today and tomorrow.



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