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June 2, 1962

The Virtue of Mobile and Free Money for the Future

Author Affiliations

New York City

From the Center for Rehabilitation Services, New York University.

JAMA. 1962;180(9):728-732. doi:10.1001/jama.1962.03050220020006

ALTHOUGH I was asked to speak today because of a reasonably long experience as a foundation executive concerned with a broad spectrum of health activities, more particularly medical education in the last 15 years, there was no indication that my task is to defend, or extol, private foundations or voluntary giving. Rather, it was said that my experience, as well as my present university responsibility, might have led to certain observations which would be helpful at this moment when there is unprecedented public and professional interest in health. As a result of the opportunity to observe and, hopefully, to learn from the purposes for which money was given and the manner in which it was received, I have formed certain opinions which I hope are not too far afield. As more money has become available from all sources for varied activities and services, particularly research, in medical schools and their

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