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Woodlawn, Kan., June 20, 1905.
To the Editor:
—I note with "laughter akin to tears" the article in The Journal, June 17, by "An Examiner," under the above caption. This matter would be far more laughable were it not so serious. Would it not be eminently proper and just toward all concerned to divulge the name of any institution responsible for the addition to the profession of such graduates as this one? Why talk of medical ethics when, for for fear of injuring the business of some diploma mill or of incurring the displeasure of those connected therewith, we remain quiet and allow impositions like this to be perpetrated, unheralded to the profession? Publicity in such instances as this would do more toward "regulating" medical schools of questionable repute and methods than all the state and medical society laws and resolutions that have ever been enacted. We are under no
Shelton WL. Was the Schoolmaster Abroad? JAMA. 1905;XLV(1):56. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.02510010062017
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