There are few ophthalmologists who combine so happily as does Edwin B. Dunphy the attributes necessary for a professorship in a great university such as Harvard and for the directorship of Ophthalmology at a venerable institute such as the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. Great versatility is required to balance scientific achievement with administrative ability, to balance discipline with warm understanding, to balance dignity with humor, to balance academic rapport with the vagaries of youth. Our laureate is the paragon who has maintained this equilibrium. In addition he has a great capacity for friendship, in which I have shared generously. Also, let it be said to his redounding glory that he has never been known to utter an unkind word about anyone! I am flattered beyond words to be invited to give this second Edwin B. Dunphy Lecture.
As medicine has become so complicated it is refreshing to note, at
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