January 12, 1924


Author Affiliations

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, University of Wisconsin Medical School MADISON, WIS.

JAMA. 1924;82(2):114-117. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.26520280008012b

Within recent years, considerable interest has arisen regarding the correlation of the physical aspects of the medical school building with the problems of teaching medicine. Various attempts to solve these problems have been suggested by Dean Meader,1 of the University of Colorado School of Medicine, and Dean Robinson,2 of the Vanderbilt University Medical Department. The essential point of both these plans has been the attempt to bring about a closer relation between the laboratory work and the clinical work.

The problems of medical education have been discussed in a series of three papers3 in a recent issue of The Journal. It is the general consensus of the authors of these papers that this correlation between the laboratory work of the first two years and the clinical work of the last two years is an absolute necessity. The architectural attempts that have been made to bring about a

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