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August 2, 1902

State Boards of Registration.

JAMA. 1902;XXXIX(5):266-268. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480310034015

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The Right of a Board to Determine the "Good Standing" of a Medical College Sustained.  —Millard F. Bailey, a graduate of the Medical Department of the University of Tennessee, 1894, made application to the Illinois State Board of Health for a certificate based on his diploma. As the board had determined the college not in "good standing" during the year named on account of its failure to comply with the requirements set forth in the Schedule of Minimum Requirements published by the State Board of Health, the application was declined. Dr. Bailey thereon sought to obtain relief from the courts, and as a result a peremptory writ of mandamus was ordered by the Superior Court of Cook County directing the State Board of Health to issue a license to Dr. Bailey. An appeal was taken by the board to the Appellate Court of the First District of Illinois, which body

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