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Current Comment JAMA Revisited August 3, 1946 because of the immense appeal of surgery as a specialty. Sir William Osler, the regius professor of medicine at Oxford, wrote Dr. West as follows: “Whyisitso?” Is it so? About your statement that young physicians are loath to Medical Motion Pictures enter general practice I cannot express an opinion, but surely Although photographic film was scarce during the war, many you have misjudged the situation in internal medicine. As I see high quality 16 mm. color motion pictures were made on it, the outlook in the United States has never been so hopeful. various aspects of medicine and surgery. These films illus- Take two or three indications. Compare the numbers in atten- trate improved understanding of the problems involved in dance at the surgical and medical sections of the A. M. A. for the production of scientific motion pictures. There is evi- the past ten years. I have not the figures as I write, but you will dence of advanced planning, indicating that a script, or at find that there has been a steady increase in the medical sec- least a working outline, was prepared and discussed before tion, numbers of which now exceed http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

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JAMA , Volume 326 (5) – Aug 3, 2021

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JAMA Revisited August 3, 1946 because of the immense appeal of surgery as a specialty. Sir William Osler, the regius professor of medicine at Oxford, wrote Dr. West as follows: “Whyisitso?” Is it so? About your statement that young physicians are loath to Medical Motion Pictures enter general practice I cannot express an opinion, but surely Although photographic film was scarce during the war, many you have misjudged the situation in internal medicine. As I see high quality 16 mm....
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American Medical Association
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0098-7484
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10.1001/jama.2020.18062
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Abstract

JAMA Revisited August 3, 1946 because of the immense appeal of surgery as a specialty. Sir William Osler, the regius professor of medicine at Oxford, wrote Dr. West as follows: “Whyisitso?” Is it so? About your statement that young physicians are loath to Medical Motion Pictures enter general practice I cannot express an opinion, but surely Although photographic film was scarce during the war, many you have misjudged the situation in internal medicine. As I see high quality 16 mm. color motion pictures were made on it, the outlook in the United States has never been so hopeful. various aspects of medicine and surgery. These films illus- Take two or three indications. Compare the numbers in atten- trate improved understanding of the problems involved in dance at the surgical and medical sections of the A. M. A. for the production of scientific motion pictures. There is evi- the past ten years. I have not the figures as I write, but you will dence of advanced planning, indicating that a script, or at find that there has been a steady increase in the medical sec- least a working outline, was prepared and discussed before tion, numbers of which now exceed

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