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August 15, 1908


JAMA. 1908;LI(7):575-604. doi:10.1001/jama.1908.02540070033004

Below is given a brief description of the medical colleges in the United States that are legally chartered to confer the degree of doctor of medicine, and whose diplomas are recognized by at least one state licensing board. The list includes the sectarian as well as the regular colleges, as their graduates are physicians in the eyes of the law. The information given is obtained from reports and from other reliable sources. The year when the first class was graduated is given. Unless otherwise stated, classes were graduated in all subsequent years. Colleges which belong to the Association of American Medical Colleges or the Southern Medical College Association or other organization of colleges have requirements for admission of students according to the rules of these associations, unless their requirements are higher, in which case a statement is made to that effect. Colleges belonging to the associations named and extracts from