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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

Part of Fred W. Rankin, M.D. Scrapbooks

` ~ , . , ; . t. . , ' l ~ l b' Thetime required te mem and develop e new medical c T -~ l . o T On the basis of the foregoing considerations, it may be con- r j Sh<><>i might Phstrohe for two 0i three 1/hm the date hy Whihhs " [ r - T titttittt that Lexington has tttntittit potential tttoutttt in the t 2 i T A additieiiai Studeiits eeiiid he admitted th medical Sehedt TA j e i field of clinical medicine to permit the development of a satis- A , s c. The initial cost might be somewhat greater than expand- l X , T. * A factory medical school. T . ing the [basic science plans of the University of Louisville}2 A . While some considerations might suggest that it would be pos- T T Other considerations mentioned by Dr. Anderson and Dr. T T it A t t aime for tiie UiiiV_eiSitY Ot KeiitdeiY th develop e medical Seheei 4 Manjove were as follows: . A ` A 1n Lou1sv1lle,A1t is questionable whether in the long run this A t _ , - While Lexington is not a large city, it is the business center A t ` , would be deslrahle- A SuchA a move would jclearly commit the j . for a large area Of Kentucky and can be easily reached Over, r A A t state to centralizing its major medical facilities for many years good roads from many small to moderately sized surrounding t T . te eme It might _PiteVent the mttdmi development of ged 4 A communities. There are already within the city two general # ttt. , T A L l gmldme slmetes et ihhhhe ey either Ot beth et the medleei i hospitals of 300 beds each which could contribute significantly T. I T eetieele and 1t_ might give use to Sumclem dtfiiy inmor but T to at medical Schoops Program bysupplememing the Clinical `t j t. A irritating conflicts betwee; the two schools to impair the cor- A AA r . . material of the university hospital. In addition a state mental _ t T , T __f s dihlitv Aoi tiieii ieiatieiia hospital, a city-county tuberculosis sanatorium, a crippled chil- T , i. A e In concluding their report the two representatives Of the T A, l . A dren hospital, a convalescent home for ch1ldren,Aa Veterans l , , s Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American , a Administration hospital and the Public Health Service Narcotic A . . t ~ A M d. 1 A . . d h . . . h f H _ _ j . . . . , et ICH ssociation summe up t e situation in t e o ow t Farm, located in or near Lexington, would appear to constitute . r A . _ t - e , t- _ major resources that could be utilized by a medical school. A ' e mg language: . . Sihce the State new has HO geiieiai iiesiiitai i0i` iiidigeiit Pa r = i T From the facts presented to the authors of this report and _ ` tients and since local programs for providing hospital care for .A T A i from the observations that they were able to make during their T such patients are reported to be inadequate in most areas of T A A _ _ visit to Kentucky, it would appear that the development of T T sA t the state, the construction of a state hospital aspart of a new . s AT iT _ V t A` more adequate facilities for medieel eflueetifm lh Kti