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In this issue is printed a letter on dermatology from Professor Bruno Bloch, which was written on request. He makes some interesting comments on American dermatology, all of them kindly. He also calls attention to a few things which he thinks dermatologists are not doing as well as they should and notes their failure to avail themselves as freely as they should of animal experimentation and histologic examinations. The lack of a sufficient number of hospital beds and sufficient support of dermatology in the medical schools of the country, particularly in the great medical schools in which it should be expected, astonished him. There can be no question of the justness of these criticisms. All of his comments on American dermatology, indeed, are farsighted and wise. The attention of the authorities of the new great medical schools which are proposing to subordinate dermatology to the department of general medicine and