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May 1, 1948


JAMA. 1948;137(1):102-112. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.82890350003021

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Forty-Fourth Annual Meeting Held in Chicago, Feb. 8, 9 and 10, 1948

Monday Morning, 9:30

Dr. Herman G. Weiskotten, Syracuse, N. Y., Presiding

The Financial Support of Medical Education  DR. HERMAN G. WEISKOTTEN, Dean, Syracuse University College of Medicine: The Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association conjointly with the Association of American Medical Colleges and the individual colleges has assumed active leadership in the development and maintenance of high standards.Advances in medical education have been in the direction of integration of its programs with medical care programs. Medical students devote much of the final two years of undergraduate training to actual study and care of patients in hospitals and outpatient departments. This places clinical departments on an academic basis and adds enormously to the cost of medical education.Realizing the importance of resident staffs and internships to medical education, the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals undertook over thirty years ago to survey hospitals engaged

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