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American Students in British Medical Schools
The reform of medical education in the United States has produced a curious repercussion in this country. The extinction of inferior medical schools has led to severe pressure on the accommodation of some of the remaining schools with the result that hundreds of American students who are unable to take the curriculum in America are applying to British schools and furnishing a new and difficult problem for our medical authorities. It is exercising the General Medical Council. A committee of the council has presented a report on the applications of American students to study medicine in Great Britain and Ireland. The report divides them into four classes: 1. Those who propose to take the whole of their instruction in this country and who therefore must go through exactly the same curriculum as our own students. 2. Those who, following a different arrangement from our
LONDON. JAMA. 1930;95(1):57–58. doi:10.1001/jama.1930.02720010061027