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June 10, 1933

Contributions to the Medical Sciences in Honor of Dr. Emanuel Libman by His Pupils, Friends and Colleagues.

JAMA. 1933;100(23):1888. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740230066039

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The influence of Dr. Libman on medical men has extended into many places. His students, colleagues and associates, as represented by the contributors to these volumes, constitute a notable list. Their names and their articles reflect impressively his many interests. As is pointed out by Dr. William H. Welch in the preface, approximately one third of the papers relate to the cardiovascular system, but the others concern medical historical subjects, bacteriology, pathology and indeed the whole realm of science and the practice of medicine. It would be invidious to list particularly any of the notable names appearing in this work. Of special interest are such articles as that by Harlow Brooks on the heart of the athlete, that by Leroy Crummer on the early development of medical literature, that by Lawrason Brown on the significance of Koch to tuberculosis. Again there is a historical article by Fielding Garrison, an item

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