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June 1940

News and Comment

Am J Dis Child. 1940;59(6):1330. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1940.01990170166013

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To him, anything worth doing at all was worth doing well. He was a stern disciplinarian but never unkind or unjust. He was willing at all times to express his opinions and prejudices. One always knew where he stood; he never sailed under false colors. He was courageous in expressing his point of view and was never intimidated by opposition. He did not resort to indirect methods in the pursuit of his objectives.

After he retired from active pediatric practice and teaching, his interest in children did not cease. He attended medical meetings with considerable regularity and frequently contributed sagacious comments on papers which were read. His own contributions were a reflection of his point of view with reference to medicine as a whole. He was conservative in outlook, somewhat impatient with a too rapid acceptance of new ideas or procedures but willing to accept proved facts which shed new

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