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November 1988

Harvard Neurology, Boston City Hospital, and Peter Bent Brigham Hospital 1938-1942

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester (NY) School of Medicine.

Arch Neurol. 1988;45(11):1261-1266. doi:10.1001/archneur.1988.00520350099024

Prompted by the notice of the inclusion of a new section in the Archives devoted to the history of neurology, entitled Reminiscences, I considered preparing an account of my early experience in the field. The publication of two such reminiscences by my friend and former colleague, Charles D. Aring,1,2 encouraged me to submit the following.

Although my experiences in my undergraduate medical school period were limited, I did have the opportunity in my internship, and later during psychiatric residency, to study and take care of a broad spectrum of neurologic patients. At Marquette University, Milwaukee, I benefited from the inspired teaching of neuroanatomy by Walter Zeit and the clinical presentations of patients with acute neurologic problems by John Garvey. Later, at Yale University, New Haven, Conn, I saw something of James Fox in his neurologic clinic and shared with Harry Zimmerman, the outstanding neuropathologist, a detailed seminar on Alzheimer's

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