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On the Frontiers of Medicine, 1910

June 6, 2010 |  1:46 am

June 6, 1910, Los Angeles Theater 
Anne Blanche in “Freckles” at the Los Angeles Theater. 

June 6, 1910: Exhibit 1 in the argument that the past was not a kinder, simpler time is Abraham Flexner’s book “Medical Education in the United States and Canada.” The Times reports on Flexner’s shocking and brutally honest study about the dismal quality of many medical schools in the United States. Please notice that in California at this time, medical students weren’t even required to have a high school diploma.  

June 6, 1910, Flexner Report