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The laboratory facilities are unusually good and the work laid down is all that a student can thoroughly cover.

The clinical teaching is done at the dispensary and at the hospitals. The Selwyn Emmett Graves Memorial Dispensary of the college handles about thirty thousand cases annually, and here the students study in sections and under the supervision of competent instructors all the diseases met with in ordinary practice. At the Los Angeles ('ounty Hospital,

an institution with over three hundred beds and several thousand patients annually, members of the faculty operate and give lectures and section teaching on patients from the various surgical and medical wards.

The Los Angeles Medical Department is now erecting a new hospital on the college grounds, made possible by an appropriation of twenty-five thousand dollars from the last legislature, and this institution will be in operation early in 1912.

The Receiving and other semi-public hospitals, the Barlow Sanitorium for Consumptives, as well as a number of private institutions, offer other facilties for clinical observation, excelled by but few cities of like size in the entire United States.



ADMISSION. Applicants for admission to the first year of the medical course and applicants for advanced standing must have completed at least two full years of preliminary training in the undergraduate departments of the University of California or of a university of equal standing. As evidence of this preliminary training, they must present a Junior (ertificate of this University or its equivalent. The Medical Faculty recommends that students who anticipate entering the College of Medicine

a reading knowledge of French and German, and include among the studies leading to the Junior Certificate courses in physics, chemistry, and zoology of the scope and character of the following courses: Physics 2A-2B; Chemistry 1, 3, 8A, 8B, 110A; Zoology 1, 5, and 106.

THE COMBINED COURSE. Students in the Colleges of Letters, Social Sciences, or Natural Sciences who have received the Junior Certificate, and who in addition to the work for the Junior Certificate have completed a full year of work in the Upper Division, may, at the beginning of their fourth or senior year in the University, register as students in the College of Medicine and, upon

completion of the first year in the College of Medicine, may receive the degree of A.B., B.L., or B.S. Students who enter the College of Medicine in accordance with the foregoing provision will be expected normally to have completed 94 units of University work in the academic departments, including such work in the major courses as may be acceptable to the faculty of the college in which the student proposes to take his academic degree.


Students of recognized medical colleges are admitted to the second-, third-, and fourth-year classes only upon examination covering the subjects in which they seek to be accredited. They must first present evidence that they have satisfied the regular matriculation requirements and obtain from the Dean authorization for examination.


For freshmen and for new students entering with advanced standing in 1911, the tuition of this college is $150.00 per year, payable always in advance. The matriculation fee is $5.00 (payable but once) and the breakage deposit (returnable less charges) is $25.00. A rental of $5.00 a year is charged for the use of a microscope, and $2.00 for an immersion lens. Each student must provide himself with a microscope. A charge of $10.00 is made for dissecting material and a rental of $2.50 is charged for the use of a set of bones, and a deposit of $7.50 as security for their return in good condition.


Students are divided into four classes, according to their proficiency and time spent in studies, viz.: First Year or Freshman, Second Year or Sophomore, Third Year or Junior, Fourth Year or Senior.

The standing of the students in their college work is based on their work in the classroom, laboratories, clinics, and on their attendance, the relative value to be placed on each of these items being left to the individual teachers. A student absent from more than twenty per cent of a course forfeits his right to take an examination in that course, unless the time up to eighty per cent. be subsequently made up, when the Educational Committee may give such student permission to take a supplementary examination in such subject.

The numerical grades to be given students are based on a passing mark of seventy-five per cent. When a student falls below seventy-five per cent. he is conditioned and is required to take a supplementary examination, by arrangement with the proper teacher, within thirty days after the opening of the fall term. Conditioned students will present themselves at the Clerk's office at this time and learn from him or from the bulletin board announcements, the hours of the supplementary exam. inations. Students who do not present themselves at this time must pay the regular fee for second re-examinations.

Students who are absent from examinations are marked failed.

Members of the faculty do not give to students their numerical grades, but may give verbally to students their grades according to the foļlowing classification:

Grade A, representing a numerical marking between 90 and 100.
Grade B, representing a numerical marking between 80 and 89, inclusive.
Grade C, representing a numerical marking between 75 and 79, inclusive.
Grade D, representing a numerical marking below 75—conditioned.

Students who are conditioned in two or more subjects or who have failed in re-examination shall have their markings reviewed by the Educational Committee, and that committee may call such students before it and shall decide whether re-examinations shall be allowed, or whether the work involved in the conditions shall be repeated in class, in whole or in part, or whether the entire year's work shall be repeated.

All students are required to remove conditions within thirty days after the opening of the succeeding session. Under extraordinary circumstances students may be allowed until after the Christmas holidays to remove conditions. If conditions are not removed at that time, such students may be debarred from the midwinter examinations.

Any student, after proper request, upon the recommendation of the Educational Committee, may have the privilege of being re-examined in a subject in which he has been conditioned, by a special committee of three to be appointed by the Educational Committee.

At the end of the year, or so soon thereafter as the records will allow, the Secretary will notify all students who have fulfilled their financial obligations to the college, of their alphabetical grades, calling the attention of conditioned students to their conditions and that such conditions must be removed before the opening of the succeeding term.

Students who have not removed their conditions by the beginning of the succeeding session shall be reported to the Educational Committee, which committee shall recommend such action as may be deemed best.


The candidate for the degree of Doctor of Medicine from this college must have fulfilled the following conditions:

1. He must have attained the age of twenty-one years.

2. He must be of good moral character and must have maintained an irreproachable moral standing while in attendance at this college.

3. He must have been engaged in the study of medicine for a period of at least four years, and must have attended four full courses in separate calendar years, the last of which must have been in this college.

4. He must have passed the required examinations in all the studies of the curriculum.

5. He must have dissected at least a median half of the human body. 6. He must have been present at no less than two cases of obstetrics. 7. He must be present at ('ommencement unless excused by the Dean. 8. He must have paid in full all college fees.

9. He must, in addition to the above, have received the vote of the faculty as a person qualified to become a Doctor of Medicine.


PRIZES. The following prizes have been offered:

The Barlow Senior Prize, a prize of one hundred dollars, to the senior who makes the best standing in the work of the junior and senior year.


Exceptional opportunities for practical hospital experience are within the grasp of all properly qualified graduates of the institution. Among such may be mentioned the Los Angeles ('ounty, the California, the Sisters', and a number of other hospitals.


All students are expected to observe the principles of good conduct and order while attending the college, and plain infractions of the rules will be referred to the Executive ('ommittee of the Faculty, with recommendation of reprimand, suspension or expulsion.

('oncerning Department at Los Angeles.

SUGGESTIONS TO PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS. It would be to the advantage of students if they would matriculate a few days in advance of the opening exercises, secure boarding places, and fulfill the entrance requirements, so that their studies may not be interrupted in the beginning.

COST OF LIVING. The cost of living is no greater in Berkeley and Los Angeles than in other American cities, the expense depending largely on the tastes of the student. Good board, with room rent, may be procured at a very moderate price, at a convenient distance from the college buildings.

Circulars of information concerning Los Angeles may be obtained by addressing the Information Bureau of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce or any of the trans-continental railroads.

How To REACH THE COLLEGE. Students who desire to go directly to the college should transfer to yellow Garvanza or Griffin avenue cars, going north on Main street. These cars stop in front of the college buildings. The office of the Clerk of the college is on the first floor of Founders’ Building.

The street address of the College of Medicine is 737 North Broadway (Buena Vista street), Los Angeles, Cal.

The clerks of the college are in the offices from 9 a.m. to 12 m. and from 1 to 5 p.m., and will be glad to answer questions and extend courtesies to visiting physicians and prospective students.

The Dean and Secretary may be seen at their respective offices as


The Dean, Dr. W. Jarvis Barlow, 616 Security Building, Fifth and Springs streets, Los Angeles;

The Secretary, Dr. George H. Kress, 240 Bradbury Building, Third and Broadway, Los Angeles.

MATRICULATION. All new students must present their redentia to the Dean and must then matriculate with the Secretary of the Faculty.

Prospective students wishing information should state class they wish

to enter.

For additional information, apply in person to the Dean or Secretary,

or address,

240 Bradbury Building,

Los Angeles, Cal.

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