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Monday Morning Session, May 27
PRESIDENTIALADDRESS. DR. SAMUEL J. CROWE, Baltimore.
Some of our members have made the criticism that the programs of this society are becoming too scientific and are "over the heads" of a large percentage of the audience. This may be a just criticism. Scientific investigation is a search for the truth, and the reward every investigator hopes for is that he will some day be able to make a discovery of great practical importance. A series of isolated facts gained by the arduous labor of a multitude of workers is gradually pyramided, eventually correlated by some one, and a new discovery announced to the world. This is the story of insulin, the thyroid, the parathyroids and the hypophysis. This is the only road by which advances in otology may be made. There must be some society in this country before which those engaged in scientific
CROWE SJ, SONNENSCHEIN R. AMERICAN OTOLOGICAL SOCIETY: Sixty-Eighth Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, May 27-29, 1935. Arch Otolaryngol. 1935;22(4):504–534. doi:10.1001/archotol.1935.00640030520015
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