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September 3, 1910

Registration of Foreign Physicians

Author Affiliations

Cambridge, Mass

JAMA. 1910;55(10):879. doi:10.1001/jama.1910.04330100065028

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To the Editor:—  I wish to express my approval of the letter on this subject in The Journal, August 6. I am a graduate of a medical school in Boston, but a South African by birth and held citizenship rights there before the war with England. Since my graduation here I endeavored to obtain the right of practicing in my own home, which has been denied me because of the laws existing in all British colonies. I have been given the privilege of taking an English degree, should I choose any of the colleges quoted by the council in London. As a means of obtaining this right, it was suggested that I go to Halifax (Nova Scotia) Medical College, where it would be easier to obtain a degree. This particular college has not received the approval of the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association or of the Carnegie Foundation. Nevertheless I was advised to go

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