PRESENTATION on behalf of the American Pediatrie Society of the John Howland Award for 1955 to a teacher whose lectures in the second year of medical school were so inspiring as to determine the direction of one's professional life and to a colleague and friend who over a period of 30 years generously extended the privilege of collaborating in his clinical investigations and enriched one's life in innumerable ways is a gratifying privilege. It is, however, a disturbing assignment, for among the many of you to whom James Lauder Gamble means so much are those who could express the Society's tribute far better. Their knowledge of Dr. Gamble would extend back some 10 years earlier, and their wisdom would suggest how to avoid both repetition and plagiarism from published tributes and biography familiar to most of you.
To circumvent the former, biographical details will be left to the written record,
BUTLER AM. PRESENTATION OF THE JOHN HOWLAND MEDAL AND AWARD OF THE AMERICAN PEDIATRIC SOCIETY TO DR. JAMES L. GAMBLE: At the Sixty-Fifth Annual Meeting, June 15, 1955, Quebec, Canada. AMA Am J Dis Child. 1955;90(5):483–490. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1955.04030010485001
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