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June 16, 1888

"ELEVATING THE STANDARD," AND HOW EASY IT IS DONE.

JAMA. 1888;X(24):762. doi:10.1001/jama.1888.02400500030013

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Abstract

Dear Sir:  —Aside from the plain proposition that the elevation of any standard is the duty of the one bearing it—the method so long discussed—of its application to the proper qualification of students entering medicine—is no less simple. Exactly as the terse rule " that the proper way to resume specie payment, was to resume specie payment," solved a great financial problem. So does the above A B C method settle this old question of an over-crowded profession by unqualified members. Witness the proof. During the past year the writer has received from three young men, applications as office students. Although each applicant was bright, ambitious, and in a general sense promising, it was only requisite to state to the candidate the preliminary qualifications required by schools of the highest standard, to convince them that they could not enter. One is now equipping himself wherein he was deficient, and the other

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