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To the Editor:
—I did not realize how far Boston is from New York until I read in The Journal, Dec. 12, 1914, p. 2150, the communication on postgraduate study by Dr. Hugh Payne Greeley of that intellectual center, which is concluded thus: "Let us at once set to work and organize ourselves for this task and give to American physicians practical post-graduate work in our own language, and with our own trade-mark."For nearly thirty-three years, there have been actively and successfully engaged in "practical postgraduate work" and in "our own language" and with a distinctly American "trade-mark," two organizations of well-known medical teachers who have had in attendance on their demonstrations and at their lectures some 50,000 practicing physicians from our own continent and from all over the world.The New York Polyclinic Medical School and Hospital and the New York Post-Graduate Medical School and Hospital have expended
Wyeth JA. Postgraduate Study: Facilities in New York. JAMA. 1915;LXIV(1):72. doi:10.1001/jama.1915.02570270074028