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December 11, 1954

THE GENERAL PRACTITIONER'S AWARD

JAMA. 1954;156(15):1405. doi:10.1001/jama.1954.02950150027011

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Abstract

At the annual Clinical Meeting of the American Medical Association in Miami, Fla., Nov. 29, 1954, the annual General Practitioner's award, consisting of a gold medal and a citation was given to Dr. Karl B. Pace, who has practiced medicine in Greenville, N. C., for nearly 40 years except for his military service in World War I. The selection of Dr. Pace as the typical family doctor of 1954 was announced at the opening session of the House of Delegates by Dr. Dwight D. Murray of Napa, Calif., chairman of the Board of Trustees. Dr. Pace completed the first two years of his medical training at the University of North Carolina and then went to Philadelphia, where he received the degree of doctor of medicine from Jefferson Medical College in 1914. After an internship at Gouverneur Hospital in New York City and at Nassau Hospital in Mineola, N. Y., he

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