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August 16, 1924

"CURRENT CRITICISMS OF MEDICAL EDUCATION"

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Pittsburgh

JAMA. 1924;83(7):551. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.02660070067025

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Abstract

To the Editor:  —Dr. Pusey's point in his comment (The Journal, August 9) on the editorial "Current Criticisms of Medical Education" is well made. In your editorial you take no account whatever of the specific recommendations in the way of medical education and supply of physicians for places in need of them which Dr. Pusey made in his notable address as President-Elect of the Association. These suggestions were definite and specific, and evidently made as the result of much thought. Personally I subscribe to them as being most promising in the way of amending our present difficulties, and indeed our dangers.If Dr. Pusey is wrong, this ought to be shown. Surely the suggestions of the President of the American Medical Association when definite, specific and somewhat radical ought to be supported and tried out, or they ought to be rejected. It is not fair to Dr. Pusey nor to

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