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February 7, 1931

Higher Education in America.

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Edited by Raymond A. Kent, President of the University of Louisville. With an introduction by Lotus D. Coffman, President of the University of Minnesota. Cloth. Price, $3. Pp. 689. Boston: Ginn & Company, 1930.

JAMA. 1931;96(6):463-464. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02720320063034

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Abstract

In this volume a number of writers who are leaders in the field of education have combined to point out the nature of education in various fields and the method of control. Of particular interest to physicians are the chapters on medicine by Irving S. Cutter, dean of the Northwestern University Medical School, on dentistry by William J. Gies, and on student health by John Sundwall, professor of hygiene and public health at the University of Michigan. General educational chapters deal with such subjects as the selection of students, the college curriculum, graduate schools and university extension. The volume affords an exceedingly adequate survey of the present status of higher education in America. The chapter by Dr. Cutter, after a brief historical perspective, indicates the nature of the requirements of entrance to medicine, the nature of the curriculum, and the association of medicine with the hospital and the clinic. Dr.

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