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ADDRESS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN LARYNGOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION, DR. B. R. SHURLY, DETROIT
The honor of presiding is sincerely appreciated by me as the crowning event of forty years in the practice of medicine and laryngology in an attempt to follow in the footsteps of my illustrious uncle, Dr. E. L. Shurly, president of this association fifty-one years ago. The way has been difficult; the standards of efficiency, loyalty, intelligence and love for fellow man as exemplified by such pioneers set a pace that required superhuman efforts in medical scholarship, to be approached with fear and trembling.
The great era of specialism was on the horizon in those days, and the younger generation endeavored to carry on over the trails blazed. Our literature is a story of progress, invention and accomplishment in the science and art of laryngology, and what Dr. E. L. Shurly said fifty-one years
SHURLY BR, IMPERATORI CJ. AMERICAN LARYNGOLOGICAL ASSOCIATIONFifty-Eighth Annual Congress, Detroit, May 25, 26 and 27, 1936. Arch Otolaryngol. 1936;24(2):250–268. doi:10.1001/archotol.1936.00640050259009