Medicine: Cleveland's Centre

Philadelphia and Chicago last week discussed establishing medical centres. Philadelphia's would centre around the University of Pennsylvania's medical school; Chicago's around the Cook County Hospital. Stimulus of Chicago's discussion was the presidential election of the Chicago Medical Society last week.* Stimulus at Philadelphia was the meeting there the week before of the American Medical Association (TIME, June 22).

Both discussions happened to coincide with last week's dedication of Cleveland's Medical Centre.

The medical centre is a new idea in U. S. medicine. The practice of medicine may...

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