During the past year the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals has been engaged in a follow-up campaign in connection with the national survey recently made of all the medical schools of the country. We have endeavored to be helpful in the correction of weaknesses in certain schools but have reached the stage at which, if it is found impossible for an institution to maintain a strong and effective medical school, we shall soon give public announcement to the removal of all such schools from our approved lists. We have recognized the effect of the continued depression on the financial operation of institutions engaged in medical teaching. The power of the Council, however, largely depends on its study of facts and the publicity given to them for the protection of future medical students and eventually of the profession and of the public. The Council's commentary on the medical education of
WILBUR RL. REPORT OF THE COUNCIL ON MEDICAL EDUCATION AND HOSPITALS. JAMA. 1938;110(17):1327–1328. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790170007002
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