[Skip to Content]
[Skip to Content Landing]
February 24, 1900

Medical Education.

JAMA. 1900;XXXIV(8):508-509. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.02460080060020

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


New York, Feb. 13, 1900.

To the Editor:  The letter of Dr. Bayard Holmes, Chicago, which appeared in The Journal of February 3, discusses a recent editorial on Medical Education in a broad and reasonable manner, which indicates that the attention of physicians has been attracted, as much perhaps as the attention of professors, to the subject in hand at the Christmas meeting of the American Society of Naturalists, viz., "The position that universities should take in regard to investigation."Dr. Holmes says that "it is a mistake to assume that any medical school proposes to put its students to the serious work of actual research," and yet some medical schools win their prestige from the facilities they offer to students for just such work. Concerning "research methods" of work the editor utters a word of warning. What holds true for naturalists does not necessarily hold true for the medical

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