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August 7, 1897

National Examining Board.

JAMA. 1897;XXIX(6):294. doi:10.1001/jama.1897.02440320038010

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Abstract

Lyle, Minn., July 27, 1897.

To the Editor:  —Has there ever been anything done to foster the idea of orcreate a National Examining Board? I believe a movement of this nature would meet with the support not only of every reputable practitioner but of the present State Boards as well. Nothing is more commendable and more enthusiastically supported by the best class of physicians than the increasing standards being required in several States to obtain a license to practice medicine. A rigid examination should be passed before a license is granted; but the rank injustice of the present system is apparent to anyone who will give it a moment's thought. If a physician is located near the line as I am here he will be required to pass an examination in two, three or possibly four States to practice in one district. If one should desire to change his location

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