FRANKLIN M. HANGER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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The honor of addressing one of the greatest bodies of physicians in our time imposes a challenge for wisdom and clear-sightedness. No one can expect from a brief Presidential Address the birth of a new verity. But truth, as we must live with it, is like the human form. It has infinite shape and proportion. And it is a speaker's frustrating task to become a sort of fashion stylist—to drape its nudity, create subtle allure, and conceal unseemly contours.
We physicians of today find ourselves unwillingly enmeshed in a social and technologic transformation which is creating new tempos, new credos,
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HANGER FM. Presidential Address. Ann Intern Med. 1963;59:111–114. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-59-1-111
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1963;59(1_Part_1):111-114.
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