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May 26, 1917

NIGHT CLINIC ON INDUSTRIAL MEDICINE AND SURGERY AT RUSH MEDICAL COLLEGE

JAMA. 1917;LXVIII(21):1573. doi:10.1001/jama.1917.04270050277027

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Abstract

To the Editor:  —Rush Medical College started a course on industrial medicine and surgery at the beginning of the present year. The course is conducted by lectures and a dispensary clinic, and is held at night. Several medical schools have offered courses on occupational diseases, industrial hygiene, vocational diseases, or some other branch of industrial medicine, but this, I believe, is the first school to offer a comprehensive course covering all branches of industrial medicine and surgery. The idea is also unique of holding this clinic at night, which is certainly the logical time, for the clinic is meant primarily for the poor wage earner or for the employee of the small industry who has a large family dependent on him and who cannot get proper medical care either at home or in the industry at which he is employed.A course on industrial medicine and surgery, to be comprehensive,

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