August 25, 1906


JAMA. 1906;XLVII(8):588. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.02520080040009

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The Colorado Board of Medical Examiners has adopted new requirements regulating medical licensure which are certainly to be commended and which place that state far in advance of its former position. Up to the adoption of this new schedule, Colorado was among the states which did not require an examination of all applicants and which registered non-graduates. Graduates of the Colorado schools will hereafter be required to take the examinations the same as graduates of schools outside the state. Provision has been made for old practitioners by special sections, exempting them from the more exacting requirements that apply to recent graduates. The new schedule also contains a provision whereby commissioned medical officers of the United States Army, United States Navy and of the United States Public Health and Marine-Hospital Service may be registered without examination. This offers one class of credentials which it seems to us might be accepted in

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