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December 1936

Medical Papers.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1936;58(6):1124. doi:10.1001/archinte.1936.00170160170010

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This handsome volume contains no less than a hundred contributions by students and associates, past and present, of Dr. Christian, published in celebration of his sixtieth birthday. The reviewer has seen few Festschrifte more imposing and none which conveys a stronger impression of love and respect on the part of those who have joined in a tribute to their friend and teacher. The reviewer, though not directly associated with Dr. Christian, takes this opportunity to add his inarticulate homage to a man who has always stood for the best in American medicine— sound practice, unswerving search for the truth and stimulating guidance of students and associates. Dr. Christian has achieved the rare privilege of becoming, like Shattuck, Osler and Thayer, a tradition in his own lifetime. The subjects of the various essays show, as one might expect, a wide range of interests. It is not possible to go into detail

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