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May 23, 1925

Medical News

JAMA. 1925;84(21):1577-1583. doi:10.1001/jama.1925.02660470039019

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Lower Entrance Requirements Condemned.  —The Arkansas Medical Society at Little Rock, May 13-15, passed a resolution condemning the effort being made in that state to lower medical standards and commending the state medical board and University of Arkansas Medical Department for opposing all schemes to lower entrance requirements. The society inaugurated a loan fund, with $1,000 as a nucleus, to help Arkansas students who desire to enter the University of Arkansas Medical Department, and voted $200 to assist in extending the circulation of Hygeia among educators, legislators and other laymen. Dr. Harvey D. Wood, Fayetteville, was elected president for 1925-1926; Drs. John L. Smiley. Siloam Springs, Horace R. McCarroll, Walnut Ridge, and Solomon F. Hoge, Little Rock, vice

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