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More Doctors For Kentucky: A Report on Medical Education by the Board of Trustees, University of Kentucky. 16 pages. Stamp on back indicates owned by William T. Rumage, Jr., M.D., Louisville, Kentucky

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I · I I `I _ S VIS ,I,,_ I . t »t — t l i I if I SS , 8. In our neighboring states there is one medical school * J S. ` request the stateto appropriate funds for the establishment of S I , for each 1.8 million people. Currently one medicalschool Q .I I '_ ctc _ a’medi<;al school in Lexington. It was their considered opinion i I . in KentuekY must ineet the needs of about three million M S It I Y that the state needed a_ second medical school and that they , t _ people.s t 9 of I t S I would not regard such a school as being a competitor of the t II It ,9; In 1949-50 there wom aio oat-ot.atata, nosnman medi- I I t 4 I it , tmfici S$h<>§>1 of thignigérsio/1I St¤;€;Vis31¤éi A$S¤<¤;I;>¤ é¤i;>; J·lM;I;I¤;K}¤S· I ; · · · I I , II man can o t e n1vers1t o ou1sv1 e c oo o e 1c1ne, ifisided ‘“ tmc. States but Wh° t°““d it “°°€“an Oi ee II I I W nt Anderson and nt Maniiova S ont two days contanng with S I sirable to study 1n another state. Thus the chances against I P . M It I_ t V I t j P _ _ = I a student in the South studying medicine in his own state SI SS SI II ». ` 3 number Of leaders m govemmene edueauem Public health > I . S are about 1 6 to 1 9 I . I Q, I II I S S and the medical profession. As a result of this visit a report S S S I . , _ _ I I ` y t Si S —l.. was submitted in April, 1951. In this report there were men- t t t I _ 10` KemuekY_1S_ene ef only mee States with Populations S r._.’ Hi Ii A . _` tioned the following considerations in favor of establishing a I I t S I m exeess ef e redeem that have Het Yet established e Stetel c j TS, ` SI I [second medical school at the University of Kentucky. S I I supported medical school. One of these 1S New York that t I t W_ h d d_ 1 h 1 d _ _ 50 60 d I J t , has within its boundaries nine privately supported schools, I p ` I aI it a sewn me 1<¤_S<¤ Oo anntting _ to stu this I P . , . I . I t `... I I t a year and with the University of LOUISVIIIC continuing to admit t . and another 1S Pennsylvania with six such schools. Two of » - _ P . . \ I t h mers are in the TOCCSS Ot Establishin medical Schools tt I between 90 and 100 students a year, lt would be poss1ble to t · I, , S _ t e 0 . . . P . 10 g I ’ t I I IS I teach a larger number of students and maintain small classes tI t t IS and ei third is m the Piemnmg stage P I I l l 4 _ I and close supervision of students in both schools. The result It S The above facts would seem to support rather well the case l_i’ S I t ‘ would be a higher oluaiitY of education in K¤¤t¤¤kr and thus . S I ` for a statesupported medical school as a division gf the Uni- It I yyIy t. cI I better doctors for Kentucky. t t Votsity of Kentucky. AS nnnottant, Perhaps, atc tho opinions A `I tI t t ~ t I . b..It would more clearly liix the states respons1b1l1tyfor shar- I t c I I of those in a position to know the needs of the state for medical S d } t Y I I I mg in the support Of medical education I I t I service and medical education. A few months ago nt. J. Mat- I ; t I I p C-I By paving the War for the d€v¤Ii<>Pm€¤t <>f tW¤Im¤di¤¤1 I I . . . . I V " it I ` I i ray Kinsman, Dean of the Medlcal School of the Unwerstty t I to ot t _ tr centers, itivtnould toind to bring more areas ofthe state 1nto close A I S of Louisville, Dr. Samuel Overstreet, President of the Kentucky 1 ` I I eemeet Wit e me lee eemee _ · _ I t Medical Association and Dr Donald G Anderson and Dr P I . It I d. There would be more margin for future gradual expansion · I_ II S I S Francis R. Manlove of the Council on Medical Education and I I II i `iii .I IS I _ S _ ef the feelhues for “i€d‘°ai_€‘i“°at‘°‘i m isemuekyf ’ _ Hospitals of the American Medical Association called on Presi- I I I I I EI It W°l;id ¤3%ii1tdP0SSIPi€ ti biting me the Etateli Ovemg S dent Donovan of the University of Kentucky to d1scuss the I I I SI I I Program O melee e, uesmm ee args group O We treme c I I I . . . . I ` t . ,_;.I I _ o I competent physicians in the Lexington area.ii question of medical education in the state. They stated cate- I g t tc _ _ S gorically that the University of Kentucky should immediately I ·.I, ISS. S SI I Factors that were teit to be against the establishment ot a I S t I t t I — S t' second medical school were listed also: » I _ S gtirgmgn ang Citambers, op- cit., Appendix HL p. 3- I, , I ` a. It would be necessary to construct a university hospital of i I , I ` _ ? i ., ppen ix V, p. 1. ‘ I It _ I I I , . . `10A Review of Facilities for Medical Education in the United States. Uni- / , _S*I t Si __ _ I S no less than 300 beds` I I S I V I versity of Kentucky, 1947. (Manuscr1pt) - V I I I A V 11AndErSOn and Ma love, V0 l cit., l 56- P __ I . . t I , Ei P P t c t I , I - [81 · I [9] _ I