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August 31, 1935

A GRADED COURSE IN MEDICINE AS PART OF THE DENTAL CURRICULUM

JAMA. 1935;105(9):660-661. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760350020007

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Abstract

To any one engaged in the practice of internal medicine or of dentistry today, it soon becomes apparent that in spite of the steady progress of both these professions there still remain uncultivated large areas in their mutual fields of clinical interest. This concept has been fully accepted for several years by leaders in medical and dental education in this and other countries. At the University of Pennsylvania the idea of incorporating into the dental curriculum a course in internal medicine was conceived by Dr. Alfred Stengel, professor of medicine and vice president in charge of medical affairs of the university, and Dr. Charles R. Turner, professor of prosthetic dentistry and dean of the school of dentistry. Such a teaching liaison has now been in operation for two years. It is our purpose in this communication to indicate to those engaged in medical and dental education the scope of these

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