Deborah Cotton, MD, MPH, Deputy Editor
Cotton D. Celebrating the ACP Centennial: From the Annals Archive. Ann Intern Med. 2015;162:143. doi: 10.7326/M14-2659
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2015;162(2):143.
During the 2015 centennial year of the American College of Physicians, publisher of Annals of Internal Medicine, Annals editors will link an article in each issue with an earlier paper from our archives addressing the same disease or clinical question. We hope our readers find this interesting and we welcome comments, especially from physicians who were practicing at the time of publication of the original paper who might offer insight into the impact of the earlier paper on their knowledge or practice.
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