RICHARD A. KERN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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The meetings of many medical societies now provide an audience that can number in the thousands, thanks to modern methods of voice amplification and visual projection. Such large audiences attract essayists whose work has won them high rank in their chosen field. Their names on programs, in turn, attract yet larger numbers. Unfortunately, a man who is top-flight as a scientist may nevertheless be most ineffectual on the lecture platform, usually because he makes some simple but crucial mistakes in his manner of presentation. Yet every such mistake is easily avoidable. On the basis of what this writer has suffered
KERN RA. HOW TO PRESENT A SCIENTIFIC PAPER BEFORE A LARGE AUDIENCE. Ann Intern Med. ;37:618–624. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-37-3-618
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1952;37(3):618-624.
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