At the annual meeting of the American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society in 1912, the subject of medical education in its relation to the specialty of otolaryngology was one of the principal topics of discussion. It was the unanimous opinion that a reform was demanded, especially in graduate instruction, and a committee was appointed to consider the subject and present recommendations.
This committee, of which the chairman was Dr. D. J. Gibbs Wishart, presented a report the following year, which, among several recommendations, contained one to the effect that the other national societies covering this specialty be invited to appoint representatives to serve on a joint committee, whose business it should be further to consider the subject. The invitation was generally accepted, and a committee was appointed which held numerous meetings and three years ago presented the results of their deliberations in a report to the constituent societies. Considerable progress