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I am not willing that this discussion should close without mention of the value of a true teacher. Give me a log hut with only a simple bench, Mark Hopkins on one end and I on the other, and you may have all the buildings, apparatus and libraries without him.—James A. Garfield, Address to Williams' College Alumni, New York, 1871.
This remark of President James Garfield, usually reduced to the aphorism: "Give me Mark Hopkins on one end of a log and the student on the other," has been used countless times in the ensuing century to emphasize the importance
E. JR. Great Teachers in Medicine. Ann Intern Med. 1968;69:1067–1068. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-69-5-1067
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1968;69(5):1067-1068.
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