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There is no law regulating the practice of medicine in this Territory.
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. Section 5, of "Act to incorporate the Medical Society of the District of Columbia,” contains the following:
"After the appointment of the aforesaid medical board no person not heretofore a practitioner of inedicine or surgery within the District shall be allowed to practiso within the said District without having obtainod a license, or the production of a diploma from a respoctable medical college, or from a board of examiners established by law."
Dr. G. L. Magruder, treasurer of the society, writes: “The only law that exists in this District in regard to the practice of medicine and surgery is contained in the act incorporating the medical society. It seems to have been inefficient from the fact that no one has beon designated to enforce it.”
There are no laws goveruing the practice of physic in this Territory.
[Act approved March 2, 1882.) A Territorial board of medical examiners is established, which shall be composed of 7 practising physicians of known ability and integrity, who are graduates of some medical school, college, or university duly established by law, giving each of the 3 schools of medicine the following representation: The allopathic school, 4 inembers; the homeopathic school, 2 members; the eclectic school, 1 inember. They shall hold office for 2 years from and after their appointment.
The board shall issue certificates to all who furnish satisfactory proof of having received diplomas or licenses from legally chartered medical institutions.
All examinations of persons not graduates or licentiates shall be made directly by the board, and the certificates given by a majority of the board shall authorize the possessor to practice medicine and surgery in the Territory of New Mexico.
Every person holding a certificate from a board of examiners shall have it recorded in the county clerk's office in every county in which he practises medicine or surgery.
There is no law regulating the practice of modicine in this Territory.
WYOMING TERRITORY. No person shall practiso medicine, surgery, or obstetrics in this Territory who has not received a medical education and a diploma from some regularly chartered med-i cal school.
Every physician, surgeon, or obstetrician in this Territory shall file for record with the registrar of deeds of the county in which he or she is about to practise his or her profession a copy of his or her diploma.
Every physician, surgeon, or obstetrician, when filing a copy of his or her diploma or certificate of graduation, shall be identified as the person named in the papers about to be filed, by affidavit of 2 citizens of the county, or by his or her affidavit, taken before a notary public, which affidavit shall be filed in the office of the registrar of deeds.
TABLE 53.-Statistical summary of all degrees conferred—Contioned.