[Skip to Content]
[Skip to Content Landing]
January 8, 1898

Medical Courtesy.

JAMA. 1898;XXX(2):104. doi:10.1001/jama.1898.02440540052016

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.


Clarksburg, W. Va., Dec. 21, 1897.

To the Editor:  —In case a physician who is in good standing in his State medical society moves his location to a town in a neighboring county of the same State, in accordance with social or professional ethics, who is expected to first extend courtesies in the way of friendly calls, the new-comer or his older established professional brethren?Very respectfully,

Answer:  Where a physician moves into a neighborhood, courtesy demands that his brother practitioners should call on him within a reasonable time and give him the right hand of fellowship.

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview