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A star-studded cast lives up to its expectatations, generally, in four essays, originally given as a series of Lowell lectures at the Massachusetts General Hospital. The first, by R. J. Glaser, is a highly readable and skillful portrayal of the teaching hospital given through historical perspective. The second, "Surgery in a Time of Change," is a disappointment made more acute by the company it keeps—it nicely exemplifies the dangers of such efforts by sinking rapidly into a mire of polemics and chauvinism. "The Dilemma of Medical Teaching . . . ," by R. H. Ebert, is a succinct and significant
The Teaching Hospital; Evolution and Contemporary Issues.. Ann Intern Med. ;66:240–241. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-66-1-240_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;66(1):240-241.
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