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PHILANTHROPIC FOUNDATION

PHILANTHROPIC FOUNDATION To the Editor:— I have just read "The Story of the Rockefeller Foundation," by Raymond B. Fosdick. As one who has witnessed the growth of medical education for the past 40 years under the sponsorship of the Rockefeller family and who has personally known so many of the principals in this great work, I am prompted to write this note. The author of this "greatest medical story ever told" deserves the commendation of the medical profession for so ably and modestly presenting his subject. He has given added dignity and prestige to our profession. This "story" should be read by every physician and allied medical worker here and abroad. Chapters 3 to 14, inclusive, should be required reading for every medical student, for in them is unfolded the history of modern medical research and progress in medical education and public health. At this time when our traditional and benevolent capitalistic http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

PHILANTHROPIC FOUNDATION

JAMA , Volume 149 (3) – May 17, 1952

PHILANTHROPIC FOUNDATION

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To the Editor:—
I have just read "The Story of the Rockefeller Foundation," by Raymond B. Fosdick. As one who has witnessed the growth of medical education for the past 40 years under the sponsorship of the Rockefeller family and who has personally known so many of the principals in this great work, I am prompted to write this note.
The author of this "greatest medical story ever told" deserves the commendation of the medical...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1952 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1952.02930200085028
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Abstract

To the Editor:— I have just read "The Story of the Rockefeller Foundation," by Raymond B. Fosdick. As one who has witnessed the growth of medical education for the past 40 years under the sponsorship of the Rockefeller family and who has personally known so many of the principals in this great work, I am prompted to write this note. The author of this "greatest medical story ever told" deserves the commendation of the medical profession for so ably and modestly presenting his subject. He has given added dignity and prestige to our profession. This "story" should be read by every physician and allied medical worker here and abroad. Chapters 3 to 14, inclusive, should be required reading for every medical student, for in them is unfolded the history of modern medical research and progress in medical education and public health. At this time when our traditional and benevolent capitalistic

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JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: May 17, 1952

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