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October 15, 1938

Thirty Years After: The Story of the Class of 1908, Medicine, of the University of Pennsylvania in the Thirty Years That Have Elapsed Since Leaving the Medical School [Including Portraits]

JAMA. 1938;111(16):1498. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790420078036

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Abstract

This is the story of a class which graduated thirty years ago from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. There is a brief biography accompanied by a picture of each living member of the class of 1908, of which there are 111, thirty-three of the members having died since graduation. There is also a statistical analysis which brings out some interesting facts. Four of the members of the class of 1908 have not married; ninety-two married men of the class have a total of 181 children, or a little less than two children per marriage. Of these 181 children, forty-two, or 25 per cent, are either already doctors or are going into medicine. At the end of ten years the average income of sixty-four men in the class was $6,787. At the end of twenty years the average income of sixty-one men of this class was $15,803. At the

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