With considerable regret the Archives announces the retirement of the senior member, Dr. Arthur L. Bloomfield, from the Editorial Board. It is with pleasure, however, that we announce that he has agreed to stay on as special editor of the "Evolution of Modern Medicine" series. Doctor Bloomfield has been a member of the Editorial Board continuously for thirty-eight years and throughout this long period has had an important role in the shaping of the policies of this journal.
Dr. Arthur L. Bloomfield
He has always insisted upon straightforward, scholarly reports. Although keenly critical in separating the wheat from the chaff, he has done so with fairness and charity.
He was graduated from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1907 and stayed on the house staff at The Johns Hopkins Hospital for nine years, being one of the first of the resident physicians who went on to make important