April 6, 1935

Association News

JAMA. 1935;104(14):1247-1249. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760140051021

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ANNUAL CONGRESS ON MEDICAL EDUCATION, HOSPITALS AND LICENSURE  Thirty-First Annual Meeting, Held in Chicago, Feb. 18 and 19, 1935Dr. Ray Lyman Wilbur, Stanford University, Calif., in the ChairCOUNCIL ON MEDICAL EDUCATION AND HOSPITALSFebruary 18—MorningReport of the Council on Medical Education and HospitalsDr. Ray Lyman Wilbur, Stanford University, Calif.: This appeared in full in The Journal, March 30, page 1064.Should the Number of Professional Students Be Restricted?Raymond Walters, Litt.D., Cincinnati: This article appeared in full in The Journal, March 30, page 1051.

DISCUSSION  Dr. Harold Rypins, Albany, N. Y.: The number of medical students selected for training each year is influenced by three major factors: the demand of the public for practicing physicians, the total facilities of the medical schools for training such physicians, and the supply of students. In the forty years between 1890 and 1930, while the population of this country increased

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