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July 6, 1901

SECTION ON STOMATOLOGY.ADDRESS OF CHAIRMAN DELIVERED AT THE FIFTY-SECOND ANNUAL MEETING OF THE A. M. A., HELD AT ST. PAUL, MINN., JUNE 4-7, 1901.

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CAMBRIDGE, MASS.

JAMA. 1901;XXXVII(1):3-5. doi:10.1001/jama.1901.62470270003001a

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Abstract

For the second time you have honored me by making me your chairman. I appreciate the courtesy and kindly feeling which has prompted this action, and thank you for it. In reviewing some of the more important matters which have been presented to our profession during the past year, it seems to me that the symposium on dental education presented before this Section at its last meeting is one of considerable importance as an educational factor. The time was ripe for such a discussion, and we are already beginning to see its good results. At the beginning of this twentieth century we find that advanced conditions call for a higher educational and professional standard. Some of our schools are already recognizing this, and have decided that another year should be added to their course of study, making it of four years, and they also have under consideration the requirement of

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