TO THOSE of us living in that uneasy middle generation, forbidden to be modern and reluctant to be mellow, there is a growing feeling of guilt that we are in part responsible for what appears to be the inadequate training of the undergraduate student in the specialties of medicine.
There is then, understandably, a great desire among us to reevaluate our concepts and our goals in the light of that some have been pleased to call "the changing order." Nowhere among the medical specialties is this desire greater than among the dermatologists, as witnessed by the discussions of Wile,1 Cole,2 Stokes,3 Lane,4 Cipollaro,5 and those engaged in the organization and operation of the American Board of Dermatology and Syphilology. Within the many papers on medical education there is abundant evidence of a growing dissatisfaction with existing methods of instruction.* On the other hand, there