Medicine: The Young Turks

In Atlantic City last week, 168 doctors registered for one of the year's most important medical meetings, and there was not a greybeard in the lot. The American Society for Clinical Investigation (research men only) prides itself on its other, shorter name: The Young Turks. When the time came for the presidential address, the Young Turks (and 1,400 visitors from allied medical groups also meeting in Atlantic City) sat back and listened to Dr. William Barry Wood Jr., 42, professor of medicine at St. Louis' Washington University—and even better known to fame as...

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