IT seems strange to me now that I cannot remember the time, place, and circumstance which were the background for my first meeting with Julius Lempert. It would seem that a meeting with such a unique character as Julius Lempert would stand out in one's memory. I am sure the encounter was at his hospital in New York city for I did not see him at national medical meetings till a few years later.
I recall vividly, however, the time when I came to know Julius Lempert as a man striving to add to the sum total of medical knowledge and at the same time to bring relief to many thousands who were the victims of a hearing loss due to otosclerosis. The late Dr. Philip Meltzer, whom I had known for nearly 20 years and who was a close friend of Lempert's greeted me one day shortly before the
Hoople GD. Personal Recollections of Julius Lempert. Arch Otolaryngol. 1969;90(6):690–693. doi:10.1001/archotol.1969.00770030692004
Customize your JAMA Network experience by selecting one or more topics from the list below.
Create a personal account or sign in to: