Society Proceedings

1914 Journal of the American Medical Association  
Medicine, a function of the state; clinical professors in uni¬ versity medical colleges, and the hospital year. The first portion is published elsewhere in this issue of The Journal. The second and third portion^(in abstract) were as follows: Clinical Professors in University Medical Schools The men who are in favor of extending this practice to the clinical chairs say that inasmuch as it has been shown that it is best to have men who are not engaged in private practice teach anatomy and
more » ... gy, it follows that it would be best to have men who are not in private practice teach medicine and surgery. With this fundamental propo¬ sition, this new experiment is to be tried. The men who are responsible for this experiment are non-medical and non-clini¬ cal men. Clinical teachers know that in the very nature of things the teaching of anatomy and pathology is in no way parallel to the teaching of medicine and surgery, because the teaching of medicine and surgery are inseparably associated with the practice of medicine and surgery. The men who should decide this important question are the clinicians in our better medical schools, the members of the special clinical societies, such as the
doi:10.1001/jama.1914.02560360056035 fatcat:ik35c6q2f5a6vh4xp3hkudzfpm