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August 1953

REGINALD FITZ, M.D. 1885-1953

AMA Arch Intern Med. 1953;92(2):293-294. doi:10.1001/archinte.1953.00240200143017

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Dr. Reginald Fitz, a member of the Editorial Board of the Archives of Internal Medicine since 1932, died at his home in Brookline, Mass., May 28, 1953. His colleagues on the Archives board knew him as a keen appraiser of scientific accomplishment, whose judgments were always generous and tempered with particular friendliness for young authors. His lively interest in new medical knowledge never flagged. The biographical data quoted below from the pages ofThe Journal of the American Medical Association give evidence of the breadth of his medical interests and the energy with which he pursued them. The Editorial Board of the Archives joins the host of other colleagues of this distinguished and able physician in a deep sense of loss at his passing from the American medical scene.

"Dr. Fitz was born in Boston Feb. 28, 1885. He graduated from Harvard University, Cambridge, in 1906, and received his M.D.

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