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June 19, 1909

THE TEACHING OF DERMATOLOGY—DERMATOLOGY AND THE PHARMACOPEIACHAIRMAN'S ADDRESS BEFORE THE SECTION ON CUTANEOUS MEDICINE AND SURGERY AT THE SIXTIETH ANNUAL SESSION OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, 1909

JAMA. 1909;LII(25):1969-1973. doi:10.1001/jama.1909.25420510003001a

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Abstract

There are two subjects which are now occupying a large place in the general policy of the American Medical Association. One of these is the effort at improvement of medical education. The other is the campaign in favor of the use of official remedies instead of proprietary or other remedies of uncertain or unknown composition. Both of these subjects are of direct importance to dermatology and I shall undertake, in the address which devolves on me as Chairman of this Section, to consider them in their bearings on our specialty.

THE TEACHING OF DERMATOLOGY  As you all know, the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association has been engaged for the last five years in an active campaign for improvement in medical education. The Council has lately undertaken the consideration of the subject of the medical curriculum and the standardizing of the medical course. With this end in

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