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STATE ENDOWMENT OF MEDICAL EDUCATION.

STATE ENDOWMENT OF MEDICAL EDUCATION. A distinguished New York physician and medical educator is quoted as saying: "I hold that the state ought to furnish sufficient funds for the adequate and thorough instruction of all the pupils in every medical institution already legally organized, and for such others as the increase of population may cause to be established under the regulation of the state." It would be injustice to the gentleman to assume that this was other than an undeliberated utterance, since he and every one else in the profession must realize that it would be a very extensive contract for the already burdened public to assume the support of the numerous medical colleges of the country. If there is one thing in which American medical education leads the world, it is in its quantity, but we do not congratulate ourselves on this fact. What we need is improvement in quality, and it would be http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

STATE ENDOWMENT OF MEDICAL EDUCATION.

JAMA , Volume XXXIV (20) – May 19, 1900

STATE ENDOWMENT OF MEDICAL EDUCATION.

Abstract


A distinguished New York physician and medical educator is quoted as saying: "I hold that the state ought to furnish sufficient funds for the adequate and thorough instruction of all the pupils in every medical institution already legally organized, and for such others as the increase of population may cause to be established under the regulation of the state." It would be injustice to the gentleman to assume that this was other than an undeliberated utterance, since he and...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1900 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1900.02460200054012
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Abstract

A distinguished New York physician and medical educator is quoted as saying: "I hold that the state ought to furnish sufficient funds for the adequate and thorough instruction of all the pupils in every medical institution already legally organized, and for such others as the increase of population may cause to be established under the regulation of the state." It would be injustice to the gentleman to assume that this was other than an undeliberated utterance, since he and every one else in the profession must realize that it would be a very extensive contract for the already burdened public to assume the support of the numerous medical colleges of the country. If there is one thing in which American medical education leads the world, it is in its quantity, but we do not congratulate ourselves on this fact. What we need is improvement in quality, and it would be

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JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: May 19, 1900

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