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The Physician Himself and things that concern His Reputation and Success.

The Physician Himself and things that concern His Reputation and Success. If the change from the old-fashioned preceptorship had its immense advantages to medical education they were not, however, wholly unqualified; where much has been gained by the modern system, still something has been lost. What that loss is the present volume indicates better than any brief work can. That peculiar gift of professional tact and talent the author has tried to make conceivable to the reader. It is these qualities, eminently essential to the successful practice of medicine, and usually best acquired by associating with and observing those who possess them, that the preceptor of former times conveyed to the student under him by a power of personality and dignity of bearing which we venture to say few schools are capable of exerting over their students. The success of this work has been such that a ninth edition is before us. The author has in fact made accessible to the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

The Physician Himself and things that concern His Reputation and Success.

JAMA , Volume XIII (9) – Aug 31, 1889

The Physician Himself and things that concern His Reputation and Success.

Abstract


If the change from the old-fashioned preceptorship had its immense advantages to medical education they were not, however, wholly unqualified; where much has been gained by the modern system, still something has been lost. What that loss is the present volume indicates better than any brief work can. That peculiar gift of professional tact and talent the author has tried to make conceivable to the reader. It is these qualities, eminently essential to the successful practice of medicine, and...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1889 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1889.04440050034018
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Abstract

If the change from the old-fashioned preceptorship had its immense advantages to medical education they were not, however, wholly unqualified; where much has been gained by the modern system, still something has been lost. What that loss is the present volume indicates better than any brief work can. That peculiar gift of professional tact and talent the author has tried to make conceivable to the reader. It is these qualities, eminently essential to the successful practice of medicine, and usually best acquired by associating with and observing those who possess them, that the preceptor of former times conveyed to the student under him by a power of personality and dignity of bearing which we venture to say few schools are capable of exerting over their students. The success of this work has been such that a ninth edition is before us. The author has in fact made accessible to the

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JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Aug 31, 1889

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