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The New Medical Curriculum
According to the draft of the new law, which is not likely to be changed materially before its passage, the medical curriculum in Austria will be divided into two parts. Part 1 covers five semesters' and Part 2 six semesters' work. The first semester, the student must take six hours a week of systematic anatomy; five hours each of zoology, physics and chemistry, in the forenoon, and six hours of dissection and five hours of laboratory chemistry in the afternoons, and possibly three hours of botany, in addition. The second semester calls for six hours of dissection, five hours of chemistry and five hours of chemical laboratory work per week. The third semester requires (forenoons) six hours of physiology, five hours of histology, three hours of embryology and three hours of topographic anatomy; afternoons, six hours of dissection, three hours of physiology laboratory work and likewise
VIENNA. JAMA. 1925;85(9):691–692. doi:10.1001/jama.1925.02670090047019
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