EDWARD J. HUTH, M.D.; KATHLEEN CASE
Few people can pursue two callings in parallel throughout their lives and succeed in both. One exception was William Carlos Williams, physician in Rutherford, New Jersey, and major poet for twentieth-century America. September marked the hundredth anniversary of his birth; this centenary stimulated publication of articles in several journals. Last December we published an essay by Richard Ratzan ( 1 ) that focussed on connections between Williams' lives in his two callings. A fine appreciation of Williams as a poet by contemporary medical poet, John Stone of Emory University, appeared in the 16 September issue (2) of the Journal of
HUTH EJ, CASE K. William Carlos Williams. Ann Intern Med. 1983;99:719. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-99-5-719
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1983;99(5):719.
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