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July 13, 1895


JAMA. 1895;XXV(2):80. doi:10.1001/jama.1895.02430280038011

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It is with pleasure we note that this college has had the courage to break away from the custom which has heretofore prevailed at the National Capital, of having night sessions. The Georgetown Medical College will hereafter be a day school, and there can be no question but the change will not only meet with the approbation of the clientelage of the school, but the friends of higher medical education everywhere, who have always noticed with regret that the medical colleges in the capital of our country were simply night schools, for the most part dependent upon Department clerks, necessarily otherwise engaged during office hours. That many good men have been graduated at these schools everybody knows, but their success has been achieved in spite of the handicap.

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