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June 29, 1935

Foreign Letters

JAMA. 1935;104(26):2377-2382. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760260065019

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LONDON LETTER  (From Our Regular Correspondent)June 1, 1935.

The British Graduate Medical School  The opening of the new British Postgraduate Medical School by the king was described in a previous letter. For the first time graduate teaching is centralized in this country in a suitable hospital, staffed in every way necessary for the purpose. The hope has been expressed that London may become the world's principal center for graduate teaching. The position of certain continental countries that enjoyed a world reputation both as centers of research and of teaching has been damaged by the World War and still more by the destruction of liberty and the persecution of scientists which followed that catastrophe. Instruction in clinical medicine is provided by appointments to the wards of graduate students as clinical clerks for periods of three or more months. Intensive courses for physicians, lasting two weeks, will be given frequently. In

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