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1921 Excerpt: ...contemplated to insert a reciprocal fee of $50 in
proposed amendment to the medical law, as JSTew York State grants
licenses by reciprocity with seven states that now require $50.
There are no provisions for reciprocity in Florida, Hawaii,
Massachusetts, Philippines, Porto Rico, Rhode Island and
Washington. The law provides for reciprocity in Montana and Oregon
but the board does not reciprocate. Illinois, Kansas and North
Dakota charge applicants the same fee as is exacted in the states
from which they come, but not less than $25. The following states
reciprocate under conditions, but no fee is given: District of
Columbia, Idaho, Kentucky, Maine, New Mexico and Wyoming. a
Officers in U. S. A., Navy or Public Health Service, $50. Under
this caption, Registration fees for Physicians, Francis W.
Shepardson, Director of the Department of Registration and
Education for Illinois, read a most interesting and scathing
article before the Madison County Medical Society, August 1918.
Referring to the speech of a prominent member of the State Medical
Society in violent opposition to a proposal for an annual
registration fee for physicians, he states the main argument: ...
that medicine being the oldest and most honorable of the
professions, was in a class by itself, and that it was entirely
beyond reason to think that the physicians could ever be grouped
for registration purposes with architects and barbers, blacksmiths
and plumbers, dentists and druggists, structural engineers and
veterinary surgeons, all, of course, so he implied, far beneath the
physicians in dignity and honor. He was exactly like one who would
magnify the "noblesse" and forget the "oblige"; who would stand
unmoved when the things he was pledged to defend to the death were
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University of the State of New York.
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