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August 18, 1906

License of Physicians Practicing in Two States.

JAMA. 1906;XLVII(7):525. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.02520070059019

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Jefferson, Wis., July 30, 1906.

To the Editor:  —I wish to thank you for the thoughtful courtesy which prompted you to ask me to use your columns to present the medical examiners' side of the question regarding licensure as applied to those who are practicing in cities situated near to state boundary lines. There are some earnest, honorable men who seem to think that medical examining boards are likely to be very unjust and arbitrary in their action in such cases. We are always willing to answer any questions that are asked concerning our work and glad to have this opportunity to place the matter before your readers in its proper light, as the paragraph on page 2007 of The Journal, June 30, 1906, is based on erroneous information.We have recently issued six licenses to as many physicians, all of whom reside in Stillwater, Minn., and who have been

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