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April 22, 1905


JAMA. 1905;XLIV(16):1286-1287. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.02500430050009

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Anatomy in America has been making progress by great strides during the last, decade. University after university has established a professorship of the modern type in this subject. Men of thorough scientific training, who give their whole time to the teaching and investigation of anatomy, have been appointed to the chairs. Well-trained assistants are being developed, and in many schools liberal budgets for equipment and supply and expense now are regarded as necessary and no longer as merely desirable. The American Journal of Anatomy offers a worthy medium for the publication of the researches of American anatomic workers. The outlook for anatomic science in this country, if we may judge by the immediate past, is promising; and the Conference of Anatomists held at the Wistar Institute of Anatomy in Philadelphia last week makes the future even brighter. The Wistar Institute, founded some years ago, was intended to house safely the

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