Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
March 10, 1888


JAMA. 1888;X(10):299-300. doi:10.1001/jama.1888.02400360015003

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.


In this Journal for January 28, 1888, we called the attention of our readers to the necessity, or at least the desirability, of more uniformity in the laws enacted for the regulation of medical education and practice in the several States, by citing some of the diversities at present existing and the inconveniences to which they must subject practitioners in moving from one State to another. In alluding to the medical registration law of Pennsylvania, we carelessly and erroneously mentioned a State Board for the execution of the law, when the law provides no State Board, but requires the registration of practitioners to be made by the prothonotaries of the several counties. An editorial in the Philadelphia Medical Times, of February 15, 1888, properly reminded us of this error, and then proceeds to pervert the whole tenor of our article. It calls our simple illustration of the working of that

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview