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May 19, 1900

Length of Medical College Curriculum.

JAMA. 1900;XXXIV(20):1272-1273. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.02460200058015

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Abstract

Hyde Park, Vt., May 8, 1900.

To the Editor:  In view of the coming meeting of the Association and action on the Amendment to Article 2 of the Constitution, proposed by Dr. Reynolds, viz.: "That no state, county or other auxiliary body sending representatives shall receive into its membership any one who may after 1900 receive the degree of Doctor of Medicine on less than four years of graded instruction or an equivalent requirement," I would like to suggest, as a member who will not be able to attend the meeting, that the proposed amendment be changed to read— "who may after 1903 receive the degree of Doctor of Medicine on less than four years of graded instruction, to include at least eight months' attendance at lectures and clinics each year, or an equivalent requirement."This is offered in view of the fact that all of our leading universities, including

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