March 28, 1903

Michigan Students Protest.

JAMA. 1903;XL(13):860-861. doi:10.1001/jama.1903.02490130044011

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Ann Arbor, March 21, 1903.

To the Editor:  —On behalf of the faculty and students of the Department of Medicine and Surgery of the University of Michigan I wish to enter a most vigorous protest against your editorial on page 787. [The Journal, March 21.] You endeavor to apparently keep within the bounds of truth and at the same time you give a wholly false impression. You start by saying that the students of "certain medical colleges of that state" (Michigan) have protested against the passage of the proposed medical act, and after very properly condemning the position of such students, you wind up with the following: "We hope the students of the Michigan medical colleges will see the unwisdom of their action and assist, rather than oppose, those who are fighting for the elevation of the standard of the profession which they are about to enter." This statement implies

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