We present this week for the sixth consecutive year tabulated statistics based on examinations conducted by state medical licensing boards during the past year. These statistics appear on pages 1691 to 1713 and are worthy of careful study. The four large tables, A, B, C and D, give the results in detail, while the others are presented to bring out the more important deductions.
These statistics, while they should not be taken alone in passing judgment on any medical school, constitute a very important part in the investigation of medical colleges and throw much light on several factors having to do with medical education. In the lists of medical schools shown in Tables I, J and K, with a very few exceptions, the classification is surprisingly upheld by the extended investigation and inspection of medical colleges made by the Council on Medical Education.
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