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April 25, 1903

Medical News.

JAMA. 1903;XL(17):1149-1153. doi:10.1001/jama.1903.02490170033010

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Intending Practitioners.  —The State Board of Health, on April 15, 16 and 17, conducted an examination of 181 candidates to practice medicine in Illinois. Of these, 25 were women.

In Memoriam.  —At the meeting of the Fox River Medical Association in Elgin, April 14, Dr. James W. Pettitt, Ottawa, delivered an eloquent address eulogistic of the late Dr. Edgar P. Cook of Mendota.The medical practice act was passed by the senate April 15. The bill would divorce the board of medical examiners from the State Board of Health, which has hitherto held all examinations for physicians' licenses. The bill is not yet passed by the house. Chicago.

Cook County Internes.  —The result of the examinations for interneships in Cook County Hospital was made known April 17. Rush Medical College secured 6 places; Northwestern University 7 places and the University of Illinois 3 places.

Personal.  —Drs. Wellington T. and

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