[Skip to Navigation]
May 1962

Help-Bringers, Versatile Physicians of New Jersey

Arch Intern Med. 1962;109(5):632. doi:10.1001/archinte.1962.03620170130025

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


There is much to be said for a vivid interest in regional history, whether it be social, medical, economic, or whatnot. The history of America is made up of the doings, philosophies, and attitudes of the people. Detailed studies by some of the people who have contributed matters of regional interest to local medical history have not been strikingly successful, nor have they been pursued with much enthusiasm in this country. Very few physicians, for instance, have ever taken the trouble to do what Daniel Drake did for Cincinnati and its medical history. Fewer still have anatomized the evidence and then developed an understanding of the whole ecology of man in a large region as Drake did in Diseases of the Interior Valley of North America. Most of the doctors recorded in Rogers' book were unknown to me. They are not widely known, not even Dr. John Browne, who was

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
Add or change institution