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August 1948

TRIBUTE TO DR. GEORGE MILLER MacKEE: From His Pupils, Associates and Friends of the New York Skin and Cancer Unit

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1948;58(2):97-98. doi:10.1001/archderm.1948.01520210007002

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ONLY a very small number of the over one thousand pupils and associates of George MacKee have been able to show their appreciation and affection by a contribution to this honor volume of the Archives of Dermatology and Syphilology. I appreciate the opportunity to express, as best I can, the esteem and gratitude of the hundreds of friends and disciples who through the years have profited by MacKee's teaching and example.

No one who worked with or under MacKee has failed to become a better dermatologist, a better physician or a better human being because of his contacts with the Chief. Despite the fact that some have held him to be "a hard man to know," his great qualities as teacher and leader have touched and transmuted each and every one of us.

It is not easy to select from among MacKee's many great qualities those which should be mentioned

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