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March 8, 1924

Association News

JAMA. 1924;82(10):798. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.02650360040017

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ANNUAL CONGRESS ON MEDICAL EDUCATION, MEDICAL LICENSURE, PUBLIC HEALTH AND HOSPITALS  With an attendance running over several hundred, the Annual Congress on Medical Education was opened in Chicago, March 3. At the opening session, Dr. Arthur Dean Bevan, chairman of the Council, presided, and papers were read by Dr. N. P. Colwell, Secretary, President Ernest D. Burton of the University of Chicago, Mr. Abraham Flexner, secretary of the General Education Board, and Dr. Harvey Cushing of Boston. These papers will appear in the next issue of The Journal. Dr. George E. de Schweinitz presented the report of a special committee on the medical curriculum.At the afternoon session, there was a symposium on graduate medical education, recounting the experience in Pennsylvania and North Carolina. The program also included papers by Dr. Eliot R. Clark of Augusta, Ga., on "The Course in Preventive Medicine as Developed in the Medical Department of

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