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To the Editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association:
An editorial in your issue of December 10,1892, in reference to the two Medical College Associations, does great injustice to the action of the Convention of the Southern Medical Colleges, which was recently called to meet and did meet, in Louisville, Ky., for the sole purpose of raising the standard of medical education in the South.At a meeting of the Faculty of the Medical Departments of the University of Nashville, and Vanderbilt University, in August last, a committee was appointed to call a Convention of the Medical Colleges of the South for the purpose of raising the standard of medical education in the South. The call was made by circular letters mailed to the officers of every reputable Medical College in the South, and answers were received from all addressed (except one) warmly endorsing the movement and promising
W. T. Briggs., G. C. Savage.. The Southern Medical College Association.. JAMA. 1892;XIX(26):758–759. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02420260024009