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April 3, 1926

Association News

JAMA. 1926;86(14):1077-1078. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02670400087016

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ANNUAL CONGRESS ON MEDICAL EDUCATION, MEDICAL LICENSURE AND HOSPITALS  Held in Chicago, Feb. 15, 16, 17 and 18, 1926(Continued from page 958)State Board of Examiners in the Basic Sciences: Wisconsin's Basic Science LawMichael F. Guyer, Ph.D., Madison, Wis.: The design of the Wisconsin basic science law is not to render unlawful any particular mode of treatment but to insure that those who make an occupation of treating the sick shall have sufficient knowledge of the human body in health and disease to make it safe for them to do so. To prove that they have this knowledge, all candidates for license to treat the sick are required to pass examinations in the four basic sciences of human anatomy, physiology, pathology and diagnosis before they can come before their particular licensing boards. These examinations are conducted, by a board of three members, "not less than four times a

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