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June 10, 1944

SECTION ON MEDICAL HISTORY

JAMA. 1944;125(6):448. doi:10.1001/jama.1944.02850240058026

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Abstract

To the Editor:—  I have read Dr. Holcomb's communication in The Journal, April 29, with regard to the formation of a section on medical history in the Association. I agree wholeheartedly that the Association should interest itself in medical history both old and new. Santayana said "He who cannot remember history is condemned to repeat it." Such self-evident truth is often forgotten by busy men, but it should be the business of the American Medical Association to remember history as well as make it.

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