Edical schools of the 19th century exemplified American society's enchantment for education without the overly strict rules and standards. Reflect on the responsibility of Medical Colleges in higher education throughout the first half of the 19th century. Consider the educational preparation and requirements for medical doctors throughout this era. How does it differ today? What affects, with regard to new educational programs and innovations, still impact higher education nowadays? Consider the role that government regulation and accountability plays in higher education. How do you feel America's approach to building higher education might change in the next 5 to 10 years?