May 15, 1915

The Hunan-Yale Medical School and Hospital at Changsha

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Changsha, China

JAMA. 1915;LXIV(20):1676. doi:10.1001/jama.1915.02570460052027

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To the Editor:  —May I state briefly something of the situation in medical education in China. The Medical Commission of the Rockefeller Foundation has recommended support by the foundation of four centers for medical education in China. One of these four is the Hunan-Yale Medical College and Hospital at Changsha, the capital of Hunan Province. This institution represents a joint agreement between Yalein-China and a society of Chinese representing the Hunan government, for the development of a first-class school of medicine, nursing schools for men and women, respectively, a modern teaching hospital, and a diagnostic and research center for central China. The hospital, medical preparatory school, and nurses' schools are now in operation. The standards are the highest possible. The aim is quality and not quantity of work.The support of the Rockefeller Foundation and the rapid growth in Changsha make a large increase in the medical and nursing staff

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