SAMUEL P. ASPER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Medicine has entered a technical age. At first thought, this statement may appear incongruous at a moment when several hundred of us, wearing caps and gowns, are engaged in a ceremony with tradition hundreds of years old. But this is not an exercise in pedantry or ostentation; it is, in fact, evidence of what I wish to express—that our medicine of today, advancing technologically, is linked firmly to medicine of the past. Further, it serves to remind us for a moment of our rich heritage and of the accomplishments not only of those we honor but also of those who
ASPER SP. Medicine in a Technical Age. Ann Intern Med. ;73:325–328. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-73-2-325
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;73(2):325-328.
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