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December 31, 1927


JAMA. 1927;89(27):2280. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02690270046032

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Medical poets appear not infrequently in the profession. The author of the collection was long a practitioner of Illinois, a former assistant of Dr. Willard Parker, and a competent physician. He had a gift for rhyming, based apparently on an extensive vocabulary and a philosophy of life that included humor and contentment. All the poems are tinted with scientific atmosphere, and few, if any, are wholly medical.

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