S. MARX WHITE, M. D.
Dr. Avery, Fellows of the American College of Physicians, Associates and Guests:
John Phillips was born in Welland, Ontario, February 18, 1879. With a personality marked by simplicity, directness, poise and a remarkable sense of relative values, he came in the fifty years of his life to a high place in medicine in this country. Work was his philosophy of life. He exemplified this, called by Osler the Master Word. His intimate friends tell us he appeared not to know how to play. His contributions to medicine and its literature were many, and were scholarly and sound. Elected to the
WHITE SM. Presentation of the John Phillips Memorial Prize1. Ann Intern Med. 1932;6:10–11. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-6-1-10
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1932;6(1):10-11.
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