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April 30, 1927


Author Affiliations

Chairman of the Committee on Public Health and Medical Education of the Medical Society of the State of New York BROOKLYN

JAMA. 1927;88(18):1373-1375. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02680440007002

The Medical Society of the State of New York is offering graduate education, without cost, to every physician in the state, whether a member of his county society or not. Fees are not charged, and county societies have not contributed funds for the work; the cost is met entirely by the Medical Society of the State of New York and the state department of health, which has borne most of the cost of the lectures in obstetrics and pediatrics. We are in the second year of our work.

Lectures and demonstrations, clinical as far as possible, have been given in fifty-one of the sixty-two counties of the state; twenty-six counties have had pediatrics, twenty-three, obstetrics, and eleven, both, while fifteen others have had courses of another kind while this work was in progress. Gastro-enterology and general medicine, especially cardiac diseases and hypertension, have been very much in demand.

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