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June 30, 1917

Medical News

JAMA. 1917;LXVIII(26):1996-1999. doi:10.1001/jama.1917.04270060404016

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(Physicians will confer a favor by sending for this department items of news of more or less general interest; such as relate to society activities, new hospitals, education, public health, etc.)


Higher Preliminary Requirements.  —The Medical Department of the University of Arkansas reports that after Jan. 1, 1918, the entrance requirements will be increased to two years of college work, including courses in physics, chemistry and biology. The slate medical board of the Arkansas Medical Society has also adopted that standard, which will apply to all graduates after Jan. 1, 1922.


Personal.  —Dr. Milton C. Winternitz, formerly associate professor of pathology in Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, has been elected professor of pathology in the School of Medicine of Yale University.—Dr. Frederick N. Sperry, New Haven, has been elected president and Dr. Charles E. Sanford, New Haven, secretary of the Yale Medical Alumni Association.

State Board Reorganized.  —The new

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