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April 26, 1890


JAMA. 1890;XIV(17):624-626. doi:10.1001/jama.1890.02410170032014

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The Commencement Exercises of the Medical Colleges—The Medical School of the Johns Hopkins University—Prof. Osier's Clinics—Representatives to the International Medical Congress—The Governor's refusal to sign the State Medical Law —The Proposed Conference of the Medical Faculties at Nashville.

The season of medical instruction in this city is drawing to a close. Two of our medical schools have held their Commencements already, the College of Physicians and Surgeons leading off on March 18 with 72 graduates. The class at this school this winter numbered 343, the largest it has ever had and I believe the largest ever known in this city. Prof. Opie, the Dean of this school, who has been absent for several weeks in the South, recuperating from the effects of pyæmia, contracted in an operation on one of his patients, has returned to duty and was able to take part in the Commencement exercises. The new city hospital,

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