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  • Sherman M. Mellinkoff


When one of us (P. M.) visited Timbuktu, Mali, the native physician, upon learning that a visiting physician was in town, went to the hotel. Although he spoke no English, our conversation, through an interpreter, immediately turned to medicine, lasted six hours, and included discussions of patients, practice, and medical education.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sherman M. Mellinkoff
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  1. 1.Los Angeles School of MedicineUniversity of CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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