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Boston may fittingly introduce herself to the American College of Physicians as a hostess whose medical activities have matured. This choice of expression does not arise as much from the storied reticence of the Back Bay as it does from the thought that in her colonial days Boston may have had opportunities for medical reflection which have ripened over the years into accepted and well developed practices. Thus we may trace her present literary proclivities back through the one hundred and thirteen years of the New England Journal of Medicine, through such earlier publications as those of Benjamin Waterhouse on
BOSTON AS A MEDICAL CENTER. Ann Intern Med. ;14:1484–1493. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-14-8-1484
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1941;14(8):1484-1493.
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