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" Some of the advantages of the Union of Medical School and University " was the subject of an address delivered at Yale University last June, by Professor William H. Welch, of Johns Hopkins University, It is a hopeful and gratifying circumstance, says Dr. Welch, that within the last few years universities in this country and in England have shown an awakened and enlightened interest in the advancement of medical science and the promotion of higher medical education. Among the most notable evidences of this interest is the recent organization at the great universities of Cambridge and of Oxford of medical departments, not as detached schools, but as integral and coördinate parts of the universities. The vivifying influence of this intimate connection has been made manifest by zeal for research, equipment of laboratories, improved methods of instruction, and a more orderly and systematic scheme of study.
In Dr. Welch's opinion the union
THE UNION OF MEDICAL SCHOOL AND UNIVERSITY. JAMA. 1889;XII(13):452–453. doi:10.1001/jama.1889.02400900020005
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