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PRACTICE OF MEDICINE AND THE PRESS

Lawrence L. Smith, M.D.
JAMA. 1923;81(19):1627. doi:10.1001/jama.1923.02650190057030.
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To the Editor:  —I presume you have read some of the recent articles in the St. Louis Star, exposing the existence of the "Medical Diploma Mill" and the fraudulent purveyors of fake high school credits. The medical men of Missouri, of course, like all decent men everywhere, are ready to do all they can to help bring criminals of whatever sort to justice. But is this paper's thinly veiled attitude of unfriendliness toward the regular medical profession necessary to rid the state of these shrewd rascals? It is demanding loudly and persistently that the medical profession reform itself.Now let us go back a year or two. When the Missouri legislature was in session in 1922, a bill was introduced for the purpose of lowering the standard of medical education in Missouri. This proposed bill was to open the way by which untrained men could with much less difficulty obtain

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