WALTER L. PALMER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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It is a very real privilege for the members of the American College of Physicians to hold their thirty-eighth annual session in Boston where the traditions of medicine are so strong and where the progress of medicine is evident on every hand. We all join in paying tribute to our distinguished Boston predecessors who so masterfully advanced our knowledge—George Minot, Francis Peabody, our beloved Reginald Fitz and his father before him, James Jackson, Benjamin Waterhouse, Zabdiel Boylston, the several generations of remarkable Warrens, and many others down to the present time. Slowly over three centuries these men of science built
PALMER WL. TRADITION AND PROGRESS IN MEDICINE1. Ann Intern Med. 1957;47:383–388. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-47-3-383
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1957;47(3):383-388.
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