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January 1937

WILLIAM ALLEN PUSEY AT CLOSE RANGE

Author Affiliations

Member, Editorial Board, Archives of Dermatology and Syphilology CHICAGO

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1937;35(1):25-66. doi:10.1001/archderm.1937.01470190028009
Abstract

The best doctor is the best artist, and the best medical artist is the master, not the servant of his science.

Sir Clifford Albutt

Dr. Pusey has been editor of the Archives of Dermatology and Syphilology for sixteen years. He has made this publication one of the great journals of medicine. Its high position is widely recognized and is a tribute to his leadership. On Dec. 1, 1936, Dr. Pusey celebrated his seventy-first birthday, attaining an age at which general opinion deems desirable retirement from positions of the sort mentioned; and because Dr. Pusey thought it wholesome to respect this opinion, he prevailed on the Board of Trustees of the American Medical Association to relieve him of the editorship. His resignation calls for something more than a casual notice.

Pusey, like Marcus Aurelius, might well say, "To the gods I am indebted for having good grandfathers, good parents

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