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Foreign vs. American Schools.

Foreign vs. American Schools. Washington, D. C., Feb. 14,1898. To the Editor: — It is gratifying to note in the columns of the Journal that several correspondents have had the courage to speak out their convictions as to the supposed advantages of European medical education when compared with those of our own country. Permit me to say that my personal experience warrants the full corroboration of the statements made by your correspondents. Familiarity with the teaching of the medical schools in our Eastern cities, and frequent trips across the Atlantic the last twenty years, during which I studied at the principal European medical centers, have afforded ample opportunity to make comparison which, without any spread-eagleism, I am forced to say is greatly in favor of my native land. Just why any true American should go into ecstacies over anything German has always been a puzzle to me. While there are many individual Germans whom http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

Foreign vs. American Schools.

JAMA , Volume XXX (9) – Feb 26, 1898

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American Medical Association
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Copyright © 1898 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1898.02440610050016
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Abstract

Washington, D. C., Feb. 14,1898. To the Editor: — It is gratifying to note in the columns of the Journal that several correspondents have had the courage to speak out their convictions as to the supposed advantages of European medical education when compared with those of our own country. Permit me to say that my personal experience warrants the full corroboration of the statements made by your correspondents. Familiarity with the teaching of the medical schools in our Eastern cities, and frequent trips across the Atlantic the last twenty years, during which I studied at the principal European medical centers, have afforded ample opportunity to make comparison which, without any spread-eagleism, I am forced to say is greatly in favor of my native land. Just why any true American should go into ecstacies over anything German has always been a puzzle to me. While there are many individual Germans whom

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JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Feb 26, 1898

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