JAMA 100 Years Ago Section Editor: Jennifer Reiling, Assistant Editor.
We recently called attention to the ways in which pharmacologic laboratories can serve the profession. To the pharmacologists in the medical school comes another and most important function: the teaching of sound principles to the physicians of the future. Such teachers should not be expected to teach therapeutics; that belongs to the clinical chairs. Pharmacologist should be men in touch with the clinicians and should take a live interest of the latter; but they should not try to be clinicians themselves. . . .
THE TEACHING OF PHARMACOLOGY.. JAMA. 2007;298(20):2428. doi:10.1001/jama.298.20.2428