My first public utterance in connection with the survey of the medical colleges of this country cannot be other than a tribute to the thousands of practitioners of medicine who, without any financial remuneration, are contributing so unselfishly of their time and effort to the cause of medical education. Even in instances in which the facilities and end results leave much to be desired, the spirit and the contributions of this group are none the less commendable. I know of no group, professional or otherwise, which is making a similar contribution in the field of education. At the same time I wish to express to the deans and faculty members of the medical colleges of the country my sincere appreciation of their cordial cooperation in the conduct of the survey.
I have been asked to present at this time some of my observations and immediate reactions to the survey. At