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Duties and Responsibilities of Members of the Western Surgical Association

JOHN T. REYNOLDS, M.D.
Arch Surg. 1962;85(1):1-4. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1962.01310010005001.
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The quality of the new members is one of the most important concerns of this and of any professional society. Without continuously replenishing its ranks with younger men of integrity, intellect, and vigor, the quality of membership will deteriorate. The continued and continuing search for the best well-trained surgeons of skill, resourcefulness, and vision in our area should be the constant concern of every member.

In a vigorous society the young men will be those whose greatest forte is their intellect, experimental accomplishment, and their youth—in a word, their promise of a brilliant career. The older men will be seasoned veterans, and between the two extremes will be the majority of the members, composed of active surgeons, all of whom will be actively concerned and involved in the problems of clinical and/or experimental surgery. Such a roster, made up of men schooled in the discipline of free exchange of ideas,

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