Minorities sponsoring causes in which they believe make most of the policies of democracies. The doctor believing in himself and in medical work has through his organizations interested himself in medical education in order to give assurance that those who care for the sick know their business. One of the striking chapters in the history of education covers the part played by the American Medical Association in influencing the development of sound medical education in the United States. If the public had had to wait for conditions to develop so that a majority would interest itself in seeing that good medical schools were provided, we would have but few of these schools today. It was the understanding of the physician and his willingness to take the responsibility and to do the work that has made possible this Council with its influence on medical education and hospitals.
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