Edited by Roxanne K. Young, Associate Editor.
James E. Davis, MD, past president of the American
Medical Association (1988-1989), died suddenly on October 27, 1997, of an
apparent myocardial infarction, while carrying out some administrative duties
on the fifth floor of his hospital. A consummate leader in his profession,
Jim Davis actively pursued his life goals of patient care and community service
up to the day he died at age 79.
Nelson AR. James E. Davis, MD. JAMA. 1998;279(4):334. doi:10.1001/jama.279.4.334