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April 29, 1905


JAMA. 1905;XLIV(17):1374-1375. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.02500440050012

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The Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association held the first of its annual conferences with the various state and territorial licensing and examining boards, and other bodies interested in medical licensure and medical education, at Chicago last week. The governors of twenty-nine states appointed representatives of their respective examining boards, seventeen states being represented. Representatives were also present from both of the college associations and from the United States Army and the Marine-Hospital Service, the American Medical Association being represented by the members of the council and by the president-elect, Dr. Lewis S. McMurtry. The subjects that came up for discussion were uniform entrance requirements, uniform college curricula, a uniform standard for recognition of medical colleges by all the states, the relation between the college of liberal arts and the medical school, and reciprocal registration. The importance of reciprocity among the states was emphasized by the earnestness

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