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July 11, 1891


JAMA. 1891;XVII(2):78. doi:10.1001/jama.1891.02410800034005

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The cause keeps marching on. At the late meeting of the Indiana State Medical Society, the following preamble and resolution were adopted:

Whereas, Responding to the demand for advanced and thorough medical education, the schools of regular medicine in Indiana have made compulsory on all students matriculating for the first time after this date, as a Pre-requisite to graduation, four years' study of medicine, and three full courses of lectures of six months each, therefore,

Resolved, That this Society heartily endorses such action, and, as a matter of simple justice to those schools who have taken this advanced position, we respectfully request the authorities of this State to consider and class medical schools, who demand less than the above requirements, as institutions not reputable, and their diplomas unworthy of recognition.

N. D. Cox, M.D.

Wm. Freeman, M.D.

Unanimously adopted.

We are pleased to also announce that the Indiana State Board

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