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January 3, 1925

Association News

JAMA. 1925;84(1):42. doi:10.1001/jama.1925.02660270046019

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GRANTS FOR RESEARCH IN MEDICINE  The Committee on Scientific Research of the American Medical Association will receive applications for grants for aid to research on problems of importance to medicine. On Feb. 15, 1925, action will be taken on the applications then on hand. Applications may be sent to the committee at 535 North Dearborn Street, Chicago.

Experimental Method in Education.  —In education, the experimental method must displace the purely didactic statement of traditional doctrine—the loose exposition of personal opinion. Since a growing number of the things that constitute the materials of our equipment are amenable to proof, it is our business to demonstrate or expound the nature of the proof, and let the student draw his own conclusions from his own observations. This takes time and preliminary training in the premises and methods of the sciences that furnish proof. After this, the technic of medicine can be taught and

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