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December 11, 1886


JAMA. 1886;VII(24):669-670. doi:10.1001/jama.1886.04250120053008

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Retirement of Professors Hardy and Sappey—Pasteur's Method.

The law compelling hospital physicians and surgeons and Professors of the Faculty to retire after a certain age, has just been applied to three eminent Professors whose teaching was so much appreciated not only by the natives of the country, but by foreigners from all parts of the world who resorted to Paris to study French medicine. The names of these Professors are familiarly known to the present generation: Professor Hardy, who was greatly valued as a clinical teacher, but before his appointment as Professor of clinical medicine he was accustomed to lecture on skin diseases at the Saint Louis Hospital, where he had been physician for many years, and where he had acquired his reputation as a dermatologist of the highest order. This did not prevent his becoming famous in general medicine, and as a clinical teacher he has hardly been surpassed.

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