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March 17, 1900


JAMA. 1900;XXXIV(11):666-668. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.24610110026001j

In presenting this subject I am not unmindful of the fact that it is large, and one that affects the interests of not only the profession—or our branch of it—especially, but even more the interests of all those who are put under our charge. The importance of it has grown on me each year for many years, and I have always been attracted to anything that I have found in print pertaining to it, but to my mind the most vital point is seldom touched on, and now, when our schools are almost universally demanding a course of four years, as well as considerable attention to a preliminary education, the time is ripe to call attention to an absence in this teaching of some things that are of vital importance to the practitioner and to those who patronize him.

May I be allowed to enter a plea for the merging

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