Medicine: Surgeons Meet

Surgeons, anesthetists and hospital managers met in Chicago last week to study, discuss, argue, play and be seen. Being seen was important, for the only ways in which a professional man can spread his reputation is by getting research published, demonstrating at a clinic, having his patients gossip about his work, and presenting himself to his colleagues for personal study. So some 3,000 men and a few women took time to display themselves at Chicago. The big affair of the week was the Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons, whose Fellows include...

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