This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.
One discouraging thing in the statistics published this week is the fact that, while small, there has been an increase rather than a decrease in the number of medical schools. On the other hand there is, here and there, an indication of a desire for betterment by combining institutions. During the year the Central Medical College of St. Joseph, Mo., and the Ensworth Medical College of St. Joseph, Mo., merged into the Ensworth-Central Medical College of St. Joseph, Mb. The Medico-Chirurgical College of Kansas City, Mo., the Kansas City Medical College of Kansas City, Mo., and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Kansas City, Kan., united to form the Medical Department of the University of Kansas. The most noteworthy merger, however, was that through which the Fort Wayne College of Medicine, the Medical College of Indiana and the Central College of Physicians and Surgeons of Indianapolis became the Indiana
AN INCREASE IN MEDICAL COLLEGES.. JAMA. 1906;XLVII(8):588. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.02520080040008