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November 22, 1902

A HIGHER STANDARD OF ENTRANCE TO OHIO MEDICAL SCHOOLS.

JAMA. 1902;XXXIX(21):1326. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480470036006

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Abstract

The Ohio State Board of Medical Registration and Examination has still further raised the standard of minimum requirements for entrance into the medical schools of that state. At least two years of preliminary Latin study are now required and the examination includes botany or zoology, physics and chemistry as well as rather more advanced mathematics. The requirements are still none too high, but are a marked advance that it would be well if other boards could imitate. The inclusion of a certain amount of Latin study is judicious, for, say what we will, it is the best foundation for the scientific study of medicine, and though the requirements may not go far enough to insure very much classical culture, it is a step in the right direction. We are not likely to be altogether the gainers by the popular tendency of the day to reject the old courses of classical

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