Medicine: School Statistics

Last week the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association made public the present status of medical education in the U. S. The number of medical students has been reduced from 28,142 in 1904 to 12,930 in 1919, although the number in better-equipped colleges was increased from 4% to 88%. Since 1919, better-drained students have been increasing at the rate of more than 1,000 each year, the total enrolment for 1924 being 17,728, of whom 95% are in Class A medical schools. Since 1919, with the exception of the...

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