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Throughout his life Joseph Jadassohn was so generous in lending his stimulating support and active assistance to the investigations and publications of others that not until his university connections were terminated did he find time for a systematic presentation of his comprehensive clinical and teaching experience.
At the time of his death Jadassohn had completed the manuscript of his book, but its appearance in print is due to the efforts of Max Jessner, a former collaborator and now his successor, and of Werner Jadassohn, the talented son of the author. For their act of devotion they have earned the gratitude of the medical profession.
Under the direction of Jadassohn the dermatologic clinics of the university hospitals in Berne, Switzerland, and in Breslau, Germany, played an important part in the development and progress of knowledge of diseases of the skin. It therefore seems peculiarly appropriate that the man who was the
Dermatologie. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1939;40(2):343. doi:10.1001/archderm.1939.01490020170027