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June 10, 1911

VOLUNTARY CLOSING OF MEDICAL COLLEGES

JAMA. 1911;LVI(23):1726-1727. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.02560230028019

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Abstract

Out of the ten medical colleges in Missouri, the University Medical College of Kansas City was one of four which were listed among acceptable (Class A) medical colleges by the Council on Medical Education in its classification published last year. The position of this school has been maintained under many difficulties, dependent as it was on the tuition fees received from its students supplemented by gratuitous services and personal sacrifices on the part of its faculty. And now the trustees and faculty have decided to close the doors of the college permanently at the end of the present session. According to a statement published elsewhere in this issue—a statement which should be read by all who are interested in medical education—the college was closed in recognition of the marvelous progress which has been made in medical science in the last quarter of a century; a progress that has made necessary

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