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July 24, 1897

Medical Man and His Morals.

JAMA. 1897;XXIX(4):195. doi:10.1001/jama.1897.02440300047013

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Davis, W. Va., July 17, 1897.

To the Editor:  I have noticed the great improvements of the Journal of the American Medical Association in the last few years with pleasure.In the number of July 10 I read an article on the " Medical Man and His Morals," which should be framed and placed in every physician's office. I think it one of the best editorials I ever read. What a life we doctors have to lead anyway; the temptations, the trials, the ups and downs of our life, changes many a man from what he might be to either a man or a devil. He is blessed or cursed at all times; some love and others hate him; one minute he is praised, the other he is blamed for something he can not help. But any man who loves this life of ours will go on to the end in

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