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Sept 23, 1968


JAMA. 1968;205(13):23-38. doi:10.1001/jama.1968.03140390005003

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Medical Research Science Sprouting And California: Under The Sun  T his month, California is begin- This professional growth continues ning its 119th year of state- and is underlined this week with hood. the opening of two new California Before and since it became the medical schools.31st state, its population has been In this latest presentation on swelled by physicians and other medical research in North America, medical scientists attracted to the written by contributing writer Philip West Coast for a variety of reasons. E. Gunby, Medical News reports on:

  • New medical education facilities in California... page 24.

  • Research which, like almost everything else in California, is moving, changing, being shaped by not-thoroughly-understood forces... page 26.

  • California keeps many of its physician graduates, but there aren't enough to keep pace with the surging population... page 30.

  • Research finds fertile ground in California, where discovery is a way of life,