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ANNUAL CONGRESS ON MEDICAL EDUCATION, MEDICAL LICENSURE AND HOSPITALS
Held in Chicago, Feb. 15, 16, 17 and 18, 1926(Continued from page 758)COUNCIL ON MEDICAL EDUCATION AND HOSPITALSFebruary 16—Afternoon
The Importance of Research in Educational Institutions
Dr. John M. Dodson, Chicago: Twenty years ago medical schools were just beginning to awaken to the fact that research is an indispensable function of the medical schools. The change has been great since that time. And yet in the last year or two the charge has been made that research has no place in the program of medical education for general practice. Research is an indispensable function of the university. The instructional side of university work needs the inspiration of research activities going on within its walls. Research must have new investigators selected when a large body of students are passing under the observation of competent workers. It is not possible
Association News. JAMA. 1926;86(12):875-876. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02670380065022