The American Practitioner, Volumes 13-14

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1892 - Medicine
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412 McCormack makes resolution at KMA to endorse AAMC on preliminary education and 3 year terms. Wathen on behalf of Louisville medical schools, seconds it.
30 McCormack tells county health boards to enforce medical practice act
Bodine starts Southern Medical College Association


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