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January 16, 1904

THE NECESSITY FOR MEDICAL TRUSTEESHIP AND FOR A CENTRAL LABORATORY IN STATE MEDICAL INSTITUTIONS.

Author Affiliations

Superintendent of the Ohio Hospital for Epileptics. GALLIPOLIS, OHIO.

JAMA. 1904;XLII(3):165-166. doi:10.1001/jama.1904.92490480027001h
Abstract

The contact between the medical profession and the state medical institutions is not close enough. This is true everywhere in the United States. It is particularly true in Ohio. Among the thirty-five trustees governing the eight principal state hospitals in Ohio there are at present but three medical men as members of the boards. To be sure, the medical profession has a representative as local executive head of these hospitals and a number of medical men are employed in the capacity of assistant physicians. But in the real governing body, the one vested with final authority in all important matters, physicians are conspicuous by their absence. Such a condition is bad both for our profession and for the state institutions. The medical profession has much to gain from the proper administration of the state hospitals, and particularly in so far as it concerns the use of the vast material of

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