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November 28, 1896

The Controversy over the Harvey Medical College of Chicago.

JAMA. 1896;XXVII(22):1165-1166. doi:10.1001/jama.1896.02431000041012

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Chicago, Nov. 23, 1896.

To the Editor:  —Some time ago a discussion was started in the medical journals in regard to Harvey Medical College of Chicago. In refutation of public statements we simply wish to state a few facts.The Harvey Medical College of Chicago is an evening school, co-educational, as regards both pupil and professor. It has a graded four year course of nine months each year. The instruction is given from 7 to 10 p.m. Under the present mangement, which has controlled it for the past two years, over 100 students have matriculated, 17 have come up for graduation, and 7 failed to pass the examination. The college has graduated only ten students in the past two years. Of the ten students who graduated, three have diplomas from the Chicago Dental College with medical attendance of one year at Rush and two years at the Harvey. One was

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