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YOUNG TURKS-OLD TURKS

YOUNG TURKS-OLD TURKS This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract IT IS gratifying to discover that sophistication in clinical investigation, which is almost synonymous with academic medicine, does not necessarily scorn the romantic. At least the emotional tropism that draws us to an institution or to an organization may be powerful enough to counteract any stigma of sentimentalism when one is assigned the honor of assembling the chronicles of such an organization, so that the present will not forget the past. In a recent issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation (special issue, 38:1783-1878, Oct. [pt. 2] 1959), a special supplement edited by Ellen R. Brainard was devoted exclusively to a recounting of significant events in the formation, early days of struggle, and rapid development of a coterie of clinical investigators into a community of scholars known as the American Society for Clinical Investigation— the Young Turks. The person responsible for the idea was Dr. Samuel J. Meltzer, Russian-born http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

YOUNG TURKS-OLD TURKS

JAMA , Volume 171 (15) – Dec 12, 1959

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1959 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1959.03010330064018
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract IT IS gratifying to discover that sophistication in clinical investigation, which is almost synonymous with academic medicine, does not necessarily scorn the romantic. At least the emotional tropism that draws us to an institution or to an organization may be powerful enough to counteract any stigma of sentimentalism when one is assigned the honor of assembling the chronicles of such an organization, so that the present will not forget the past. In a recent issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation (special issue, 38:1783-1878, Oct. [pt. 2] 1959), a special supplement edited by Ellen R. Brainard was devoted exclusively to a recounting of significant events in the formation, early days of struggle, and rapid development of a coterie of clinical investigators into a community of scholars known as the American Society for Clinical Investigation— the Young Turks. The person responsible for the idea was Dr. Samuel J. Meltzer, Russian-born

Journal

JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Dec 12, 1959

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