Many among you, with vision and concern for the cause to which you dedicate your lives, have transmuted these intangibles into a functioning organization of solid integrity, the Dermatology Foundation. The organization has collected and distributed monies for the benefit of the specialty. It has served as a focal point for the needs of the specialty. It has functioned with a wisdom and integrity that has been an ornament to the speciality. It has published an excellent little bulletin, Progress in Dermatology. It has helped in the establishment of new sections, divisions, and departments of dermatology. It has helped promising young doctors to pursue careers in academic dermatology, teaching, and research. This has been a minor miracle, perhaps not even a million-dollar miracle, but certainly in Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (ed 3, 1930) definition, "an effect in the physical world deviating from the known laws of nature" (page 623). Let me
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