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January 8, 1898


JAMA. 1898;XXX(2):101-102. doi:10.1001/jama.1898.02440540049009

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A very important move in the interest of higher medical education was accomplished in Chicago this week by the affiliation of Rush Medical College with the University of Chicago, whereby the College becomes one of the institutions connected with this great University's system.

The College took steps last month, under its terms of agreement with Lake Forest University, to sever the connection held with that institution, in order that the new arrangement may be consummated June 1. The members of the active faculty who were trustees have resigned, and their places will be filled by trustees to be selected by the University.

It is understood that after this year higher entrance examinations will be exacted, and additional requirements for the degree in medicine insisted upon. Moreover, it is understood that the entrance examination will be conducted by an examiner from the academic department of the University.

In our judgment no

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