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[We are permitted to publish, for the information of those intending to visit Europe, the following translation of a letter addressed by Dr. Cornil, of Paris, France, to Dr. E. W. Cushing, Hotel Pelham, Boston, Mass.—Editor.]
—Last year, in the month of July, you did me the honor of visiting me in my laboratory, Rue Lohmond. We discussed very earnestly the organization of private courses, rapidly made practicable and demonstrative, in which physicians, and especially American physicians, could learn in some months the technique of scientific specialties, such as normal histology, pathological histology, bacteriblogy, accouchements, ophthalmology, skin and syphilitic diseases, diagnosis, nervous diseases, autopsies. Now, I can tell you that we will organize these courses in union with some of my colleagues in the Faculty of Medicine, and that we will accomplish them with the Assistants and Fellows of the Faculty. For my own part I shall
Cornil. LETTER FROM PARIS.. JAMA. 1886;VII(4):107–108. doi:10.1001/jama.1886.04250070115010
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