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To the Editor: I am appalled at the statements attributed to Dr. W. Edward Chamberlain, appearing in two of Chicago's best known newspapers and even more so, at his letter written in explanation of those statements. Seldom have I seen such a display of arrogance and ignorance. Such a "crusading spirit" is unbecoming and unethical when appearing in the public press.
I would like to make the following points briefly and concisely:
Many of the outstanding contributions throughout the years in radiology have been made by dermatologists.
The training requirements in radiology for dermatologists, from a theoretical standpoint, are just as high as those for radiologists. From the standpoint of practical radiology, in the treatment of patients with skin lesions, there is no comparison. A perusal of the courses of study required by each training center qualified to train dermatologists will indicate the superior nature of this training.