JAMA. 1896;XXVI(16):769-775. doi:10.1001/jama.1896.02430680021002b.
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REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON SYLLABUS.  Chicago, Feb. 15, 1896.A committee was appointed by the secretary of the Association, Dr. Perry Millard, on each of the branches of a medical curriculum in 1894. These several committees made reports which were presented at the meeting of the Association at Baltimore, May 7,1895. The several reports were referred to a committee consisting of Drs. Perry Millard, Howard A. Kelly and Bayard Holmes, and ordered printed.1 On account of the various standards used by the several committees, it was found impossible to coördinate this work so that a well-balanced course of study could be recommended. Therefore during the past year a plan was formed by the present secretary for the study of medical education in conferences. The work was laid out so that each conference would have a special part of the curriculum to consider.In order to call together representative


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