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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Friday, March 21, 1969

State Medical Society proposes
parley on MD-osteopath option

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LANSING (/P) -The Michigan tion from both the Medical Doc-
State Medical Society has pro- tors and the Osteopaths. Such a
posed a conference to work out a conference, he said, should be able
plan to enable Michigan's three to resolve the differences that
medical schools to offer students exist between the two groups.
the option of taking medical or "In 50 years, Taylor predicted,
osteopathic degrees. "it will be all one practice-one
The society suggested yester- standard of competency-I don't
day that Gov. William Milliken care ,what it is called."
ask the State Board of Education The quickest way to get more
to call such a conference, to in- doctors, Taylor said, is to expand
clude Medical Doctors and Osteo- at the schools already existing.
paths. Taylor said the Medical Society
A spokesman for the osteopaths supports a proposal by Milliken
said they would attend any such in his budget message for financial
conference-"but only to straight- support of expansion of medical
en them (the MD's) out." education programs at the Wayne
"We feel it just can't be done," University, and MSU-including
declared George Abdilla, admin- planning for a four-year medical
istrative manager of the Michigan school at Michigan State. ,
Association of Osteopathic Physi-
cians and Surgeons, Inc. H. '" US E BILL:
Abdilla said the proposal is con- *
trary to present standards of the
State Association and the Amer- 0
ican Osteopathic Association.egislator
"Our national association would:
not accredit any schools making
such a joint degree offer," ne de-
clared. o Ms
The medical association proposal c_
is for the University medical
school, Wayne State University LANSING (A') -Michigan State
and the new Michigan State Uni- University students would bel
versity Medical School to allow
their students to chose either -YD denied State scholarships under a
or DO degrees by adding courses bill introduced in the House yes-
to meet the requirement for a terday by Rep. Thomas Ford (R-
Doctor of Osteopathy., Grand Rapids).
Dr. Ross Taylor of Jackson, rd ayisi
chairman of the medical society Ford says his proposal is an
council, which serves as its board attempt to keep MSU officials
of directors, made the proposal in from "denying scholarship bene-
a letter to 'the governor..fits from the economically needy

Expansion of these programs,
also will benefit hospitals in the
area of the schools, he said.
Taylor said the society also con-
tends Michigan needs fourth and
fifth medical schools and these I
also should offer both degrees.
Asked where these might be
located, he said possibilities would
include any existing school with
facilities for such training-such
as at Grand Rapids, in one of the
larger cities in Western Michigan
or in Detroit.
Taylor said the new Michigan
College of Osteopathic Medicine,
under construction at Pontiac, al-
so could qualify when it had the
facilities and staff to offer com-
plete medical training.

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Taylor said the optional degree{
approach had the support of the child."
governor, the three schools avdj The proposal stipulates that
the society plus the Board of "scholarships shall not be allowed
Education Citizens Committee or for an applicant who is to use (it)
Health Care.
"Michigan's medical 'schools," at any state-supported college or
Taylor said, "are the first in the university who uses the sliding
nation to indicate the feasibility scale method of determining tui-
of providing educational oppor-tin
tunities for those persons inter- MSU is the onlystate-supported
ested in obtaining the DO degree institution of higher learning in
in an established university offer- the State with such a tuition plan.
ing medical training." Under .ihe system, resident un-
The conference, Taylor said, dergraduate students pay $184 a
should have complete representa- term tuition if parental income
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totals $18,400 a year or more. If
the total parental income is less,
the student is eligible to apply for by i NGMAR BERGMAN
a tuition reduction based on that
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is $123 a term.ILiv Ullman
The student is ineligible for a
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HOLD CREDITS; i.e. no transcripts will be made out, you won't
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prevented from graduating.
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because it is a mountain of busy work. So please, save us both a
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