April 23, 1898

Licenses to Practice.

JAMA. 1898;XXX(17):995. doi:10.1001/jama.1898.02440690055014

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Hyde Park, Vt., April 23, 1898.

To the Editor:  —In your issue of the 9th inst. I notice a correction sent in by Dr. Mailhouse calling your attention to the fact that Connecticut now requires an examination for license to practice medicine. I give below a complete list of States now requiring an examination for admission to practice, having obtained the same at considerable trouble and expense for my work on medical education and registration. They are as follows: Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Cherokee Nation Indian Territory, (Iowa after Jan. 1, 1899), Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, (Texas in dispute), Utah, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.Idaho had a very good law passed a year ago which has since been declared unconstitutional owing to some irregularity in the

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