Medicine: Move at Stanford Med

Ever since Stanford University began teaching medicine in 1909, its students have led an academic double life. At the university campus in Palo Alto, they learned anatomy, biochemistry, microbiology and physiology. At the 237-bed San Francisco Stanford Hospital on Clay and Webster Streets, 35 miles away, they studied pharmacology and pathology, did their clinical work under a topflight, largely volunteer staff of local physicians and surgeons, long rated as one of the best in the country.

Last week in Palo Alto, amid the pomp of an academic convocation, President J. E. Wallace Sterling...

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