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To the Editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association:
—There is so much being said now-a-days relating to the Code of Ethics, with its disadvantages and its necessities that I deem it in accord to express my views. I am a believer in a code that will better the condition of the profession at large. To hold us together in a united brotherhood in such a way that union of thought may become a mighty force in the advancement of our science. The progress of the profession will not be so fast without a code as with one. The science of medicine will not reach its excellence by a few as it will by a united effort brought to bear on nature's resources, acting as a constant stimulus to our energies.As the profession is becoming overcrowded there seems to be a growing discontent, in the
Walbridge LP. Revision of the Code.. JAMA. 1893;XX(20):568. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420470023005