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THE PROFESSION'S CIVIL DEFENSE RESPONSIBILITIES

THE PROFESSION'S CIVIL DEFENSE RESPONSIBILITIES It is an honor for me to participate in this civil defense conference, and I am delighted that you invited me. I always consider it a pleasure to meet and talk with dedicated individuals. Yes, I think of you as dedicated—serving a cause in which the American people generally are complacent and apathetic. And, I'm sorry to say, many medical and health personnel share this complacency and apathy. But you, by your very presence here, demonstrate that you are indeed laboring in the service of mankind. One of my last duties as president-elect of the American Medical Association was to address the Sixth Annual National Medical Civil Defense Conference in San Francisco sponsored by the A. M. A. Council on National Defense. It is at meetings such as that one—and this one here today—that the responsibility of the medical profession in civil defense affairs is manifested. And that is what http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

THE PROFESSION'S CIVIL DEFENSE RESPONSIBILITIES

JAMA , Volume 169 (4) – Jan 24, 1959

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American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1959 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1959.73000210038010k
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Abstract

It is an honor for me to participate in this civil defense conference, and I am delighted that you invited me. I always consider it a pleasure to meet and talk with dedicated individuals. Yes, I think of you as dedicated—serving a cause in which the American people generally are complacent and apathetic. And, I'm sorry to say, many medical and health personnel share this complacency and apathy. But you, by your very presence here, demonstrate that you are indeed laboring in the service of mankind. One of my last duties as president-elect of the American Medical Association was to address the Sixth Annual National Medical Civil Defense Conference in San Francisco sponsored by the A. M. A. Council on National Defense. It is at meetings such as that one—and this one here today—that the responsibility of the medical profession in civil defense affairs is manifested. And that is what

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JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jan 24, 1959

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