[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
June 15, 1957


Author Affiliations

Marine Biological Institute Woods Hole, Mass.

JAMA. 1957;164(7):798. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02980070080022

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.


To the Editor:—  I am grateful to the American government and to our colleagues here in America for the wonderful help which they have accorded me in emigrating to the U. S. A. I am impelled however, by my conscience, to write to you to thank your medical associations and the hundreds of American physicians who have indirectly made it possible for me to come here.After my perilous flight from Hungary I arrived in Vienna penniless and the world and my future prospects looked black for me, indeed. In Vienna, however, I received a new impetus for life and living primarily because of the wonderful way in which the American Medical Society in Vienna received me and all of my colleagues who had fled from Hungary. The American Medical Society informed us that the funds which we received from them had come from your association and other medical associations

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview