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December 10, 1927


JAMA. 1927;89(24):2055-2056. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02690240047026

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The Prize Offering of the Deutsche Medizinische Wochenschrift  As mentioned in a previous letter, the editorial department of the Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift (Berlin) offered, the beginning of this year, special prizes for the best contributions on the subject of "The Best Course of Medical Study, Particularly for the Training of a Practicing Physician." Only practitioners were invited to participate in the contest, since it could be assumed that university professors have sufficient opportunity to express themselves on the subject of reforms in the medical curriculum, in their suggestions to the central government. According to the terms of the prize offer, the contributions submitted in competition were to consider also the justification of the criticism on the character of the present-day medical profession and on the mode of thinking and the behavior of the modern physician, and, in that connection, were to deal with the question as to whether the medical

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