The annual ASCI meeting: does nostalgia have a future?

Journal Article (Journal Article)

For many academic physician-scientists, the yearly Tri-Societies meeting of the ASCI, AAP, and AFCR during the 1960s, '70s, and '80s was an annual rite of spring and the focal point of the academic year. In this brief essay, I set down some miscellaneous recollections of these meetings and some thoughts about why they were of such central importance in the careers of those of my generation.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Lefkowitz, RJ

Published Date

  • April 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 118 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 1231 - 1233

PubMed ID

  • 18382732

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC2276792

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0021-9738

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1172/JCI35024


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States