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I should like to devote the brief time available for a presidential address to a further consideration of certain questions which I put before you at the dinner last year in St. Louis, and which are also closely related to some of the problems raised by Dr. Miller in his excellent Presidential Address in Detroit, the year before that.
The first of these concerns why we call ourselves a College of Physicians. Is there any special significance in the fact that we have selected the appellation College rather than that of Society or Association? What, after all, is a college
THE FUNCTION OF THE COLLEGE1. Ann Intern Med. ;11:1925–1932. doi: 10.1059/0003-4819-11-11-1925
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