This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.
One of the problems which confront us is how to produce physicians who are self-propelling missiles rather than constantly decelerating rifle bullets. Self-education has an enduring effect upon the outlook, the sense of values, and the objectives, although few would go as far as Franklin Mall of Johns Hopkins, who thought that the best way to teach anatomy was to give the student a body and a scalpel and retire from the scene.
In May, 1958, one hundred and eighteen experts met to discuss the teaching of diabetes. The book under review is their report. I approached it with pleasure and apprehension. With pleasure, because education needs to be discussed, and because the meeting included many for whom I have the greatest admiration and respect. With apprehension, because this is a subject about which little can be said that is new, and because that which can be said need not
Stone DB. Teaching and Research in Diabetes. Arch Intern Med. 1960;106(5):744. doi:10.1001/archinte.1960.03820050156028
Customize your JAMA Network experience by selecting one or more topics from the list below.
Create a personal account or sign in to: