Ideals of Medical Education

JOHN S. BILLINGS
1891 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
Surgeon in the United States Army. WiiKN the medical faculty of an ancient, famous, und progressive university honors a physician by tho request that he will deliver an address to it, and to its friends, upon such an occasion as this, the subject of that address must be sought within certain limits. It should have some relation to the special work of the Facultyto medical education as it was, or is, or should be. The fact that you have already had three addresses bearing on this subject by
more » ... his subject by distinguished medical teachers, who are more familiar with its practical bearings and needs than I can be, does not authorize me to try another field, although it greatly increases my difficulty in selecting reflections and suggestions which are suited to the occasion and to the audience, and which, at the same time, will not be a wearisome
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