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November 1961

Presentation of the John Howland Medal and Award to Dr. Rustin McIntosh: At the Thirty-First Annual Meeting of the American Pediatric Society, May 3, 1961, The Traymore, Atlantic City, N.J.

Am J Dis Child. 1961;102(5):677-678. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1961.02080010679004

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President Holt: We begin this program this morning with the presentation of the John Howland Medal and Award to Dr. Rustin McIntosh. I now call on Dr. Ashley Weech to make the introduction.

Dr. Weech: Mr. President, Members of the American Pediatric Society, Guests: It is indeed a privilege and a pleasure to participate in a program established to keep alive the memory of John Howland. As a medical student at Johns Hopkins, and later as a house officer in the Harriet Lane Home, I came under his tutelage and influence and also under the stimulation of a group of men of inquiring minds, his associates, who included Park, Powers, Blackfan, Gamble, Davison, Casparis, Shipley, and others. To a young man just starting the study of pediatrics this was a hallowed time, and these people were his gods. It was also an exciting period, before that threatening phrase "publish or

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