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The New York Academy of Medicine, through its annual series of "Laity Lectures," has done much to stimulate interest in medical history and thus foster a better mutual understanding between the medical profession and the laity. "Landmarks in Medicine" is the third publication in this series. In the introduction it is stated, "The New York Academy of Medicine has long recognized as an obligation the interpretation of the progress of medical knowledge to the public."
The eminent contributors to this volume and their subjects are as follows: "From Barber-Surgeons to Surgeons" by Francis R. Packard, M.D.; "The Meaning of Medical
Landmarks in Medicine. Laity Lectures of the New York Academy of Medicine.. Ann Intern Med. ;15:334. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-15-2-334_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1941;15(2):334.
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