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July 15, 1911

The University Medical School of Canton

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Canton, China.

JAMA. 1911;LVII(3):236. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.04260070240026

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To the Editor:  —The University Medical School of Canton has been a name for six years, and now that it has become a reality it seems only right that our friends in the medical profession should know something about it. The school is under the management of the Board of Directors of the Christian Association of the University of Pennsylvania, and is affiliated with the Canton Christian College, being located on adjoining property. The purpose of the school is three-fold:1. To transform and mold the character of Chinese youth by leading them to a knowledge of Jesus Christ.2. To give in the English or Chinese language a course in western medicine modeled after that of the best schools in America.3. To cooperate with the Christian Association of the University of Pennsylvania in its work with the undergraduate body in Philadelphia.Until the present year the University Medical

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