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October 1991

Surgery and Surgical Education on the Pacific Coast in the 19th Century

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Surgery, Stanford (Calif) University School of Medicine.

Arch Surg. 1991;126(10):1180-1185. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1991.01410340018003
Abstract

• This address is dedicated to Lyman A. Brewer III, MD—elegant, eloquent Pacific Coast Surgical Association recorder, president, and historian. Dr Brewer spent most of his 38 membership-years in the Pacific Coast Surgical Association on the Council with 9 years as recorder, 3 years as president-elect, president, and past president, and 10 years as historian. He was a brilliant, energetic leader and his two-volume History of the Pacific Coast Surgical Association stands as a monument to his deep interest and editorial skills. His enthusiasm for discovering and recording historical surgical facts was contagious, and it certainly was a strong factor in my selection of the topic for this address.

(Arch Surg. 1991;126:1180-1185)

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