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Another Brand of Medicine

Richard G. Druss, MD
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From Columbia P&S, New York, NY 10128.


Requests for Single Reprints: Richard G. Druss, MD, Columbia P&S, 180 East End Avenue, Suite 1D, New York, NY 10128.


Ann Intern Med. 2004;141(12):962-963. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-141-12-200412210-00014
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My father's medical office was on Park Avenue and 86th Street in New York City, just 7 blocks from where we lived. He was very proud of it. He felt that a Park Avenue office in New York with “Joseph G. Druss, MD” on the door in brass was like a Harley Street office in London—the badge of a respected, successful physician. The rent was modest. It was the 1930s, the era of the Great Depression, and the landlord was happy to have any tenant who paid his rent on time. My father had grown up in a poor family of immigrant Jews in which neither of his parents had learned to speak English.

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