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MEDICAL EDUCATION AND THE RURAL PHYSICIAN

MEDICAL EDUCATION AND THE RURAL PHYSICIAN To the Editor: —I have been reading the editorials in regard to medical education and the supply of rural physicians. The summary arrived at by the General Educational Board (The Journal, January 3, p. 41) is about as nearly correct as it is possible to make it. I have been practicing here more than sixteen years, and came here because I like country life, as many other physicians do. I am located in a town of about 450 population and a rural population of about 900. There are so many poor people who cannot pay that it leaves too few pay patients to make it remunerative. I have college degrees, and I cannot see where a shorter course would have benefited me. The country people are entitled to good physicians as well as those in larger places. A shorter or altered curriculum in our medical schools would not alter the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

MEDICAL EDUCATION AND THE RURAL PHYSICIAN

JAMA , Volume 84 (3) – Jan 17, 1925

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American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1925 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1925.02660290066036
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Abstract

To the Editor: —I have been reading the editorials in regard to medical education and the supply of rural physicians. The summary arrived at by the General Educational Board (The Journal, January 3, p. 41) is about as nearly correct as it is possible to make it. I have been practicing here more than sixteen years, and came here because I like country life, as many other physicians do. I am located in a town of about 450 population and a rural population of about 900. There are so many poor people who cannot pay that it leaves too few pay patients to make it remunerative. I have college degrees, and I cannot see where a shorter course would have benefited me. The country people are entitled to good physicians as well as those in larger places. A shorter or altered curriculum in our medical schools would not alter the

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JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jan 17, 1925

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