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AMERICAN MEDICAL COLLEGES.

AMERICAN MEDICAL COLLEGES. It is unnecessary nowadays for the American medical student to go to Europe to finish his medical education. Once it was, but not now. This is the sentiment of a short article by Dr. Nicholas Senn in the current number of Collier's Weekly. He calls attention to the fact that during the war of independence our surgeons carried with them text-books written by surgeons of the opposing army. Now, however, "our medical schools have gradually raised the requirements of admission lengthened the time of college attendance, equipped laboratories, secured adequate clinical facilities, and initiated a vigorous final examination, until some of our leading schools, like the Harvard Medical School, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New York, the University of Pennsylvania, the Johns Hopkins Medical School, and Rush Medical College, Chicago, compare well with any of the European schools. Fortunately, the elective system in teaching, so common in Europe, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

AMERICAN MEDICAL COLLEGES.

JAMA , Volume XLV (14) – Sep 30, 1905

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1905 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1905.02510140054007
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Abstract

It is unnecessary nowadays for the American medical student to go to Europe to finish his medical education. Once it was, but not now. This is the sentiment of a short article by Dr. Nicholas Senn in the current number of Collier's Weekly. He calls attention to the fact that during the war of independence our surgeons carried with them text-books written by surgeons of the opposing army. Now, however, "our medical schools have gradually raised the requirements of admission lengthened the time of college attendance, equipped laboratories, secured adequate clinical facilities, and initiated a vigorous final examination, until some of our leading schools, like the Harvard Medical School, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New York, the University of Pennsylvania, the Johns Hopkins Medical School, and Rush Medical College, Chicago, compare well with any of the European schools. Fortunately, the elective system in teaching, so common in Europe,

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JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Sep 30, 1905

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