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April 29, 1899


JAMA. 1899;XXXII(17):903-908. doi:10.1001/jama.1899.02450440001001

THE MEDICAL PROFESSION.*  THE CAUSES OF ITS DIVISION INTO DISCORDANT ELEMENTS AND THE REASONS I AM NOT A HOMEOPATH.BY WILLIAM E. QUINE, M.D.PROFESSOR PRACTICE OF MEDICINE AND DEAN OF THE FACULTY, COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGONS. CHICAGO.Charity suffereth long and is kind.The invitation from the officers of the Dunham Medical College to address you on "The Causes of Division of the Medical Profession into Discordant Elements and the Reasons Why I Am Not a Homeopath," was extended, I am sure, in friendly spirit and for worthy purposes; and it was accepted in the kindly hope and expectation of being able to show that the "Causes of Division" alluded to are by no means as numerous and formidable as they were forty years ago; that they are getting less numerous and formidable every year; and that even now they are so insignificant as to be no barrier