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The British Graduate Medical School
The foundation stone of the British Post-Graduate Medical School has been laid by Mr. Neville Chamberlain, chancellor of the exchequer. The need for such a school, with a hospital, in which the now scattered graduate teaching of London could be brought together in one institution, has long been felt. But the difficulties have been so great that twelve years has elapsed since a minister of health appointed a committee to study the question. The difficulties were increased by the financial depression. The chancellor sketched the evolution of graduate teaching in London since the early nineties, when Sir Jonathan Hutchinson held afternoon demonstrations at his clinical museum, where his enormous collection of water-color drawings of disease, most of them the work of his own artists, was displayed and used for comparison with living examples. Out of that sprang the Medical Graduates College, which did valuable work
LONDON. JAMA. 1933;101(9):720–721. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740340072018
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