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April 9, 1927

Association News

JAMA. 1927;88(15):1184-1185. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02680410060017

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Abstract

ANNUAL CONGRESS ON MEDICAL EDUCATION, MEDICAL LICENSURE AND HOSPITALS  Held in Chicago, Feb. 14, 15 and 16, 1927FEDERATION OF STATE MEDICAL BOARDSFebruary 16—Morning

The Basic Science Law of Wisconsin  Dr. Edward Evans, LaCrosse, Wis.: The basic science law of Wisconsin forms an integral part of the codified medical laws of Wisconsin (1925) entitled "Treating the Sick." Seventeen days after the Wisconsin act became a law, Connecticut passed a similar law; but the genesis of the two was entirely different. The Connecticut law was the result of the typical American reaction — laxity, scandal, outraged public opinion, stringent yet fortunately effective law. In Wisconsin, the basic science act was the outgrowth of serious study by the house of delegates and council of the state medical society and of education brought about by the Wisconsin Antituberculosis Association, the extension department of the university, through a grant

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