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The ghost of Ingelfinger

Franz J. Ingelfinger MD (1910-1980),  educator, clinician,  and notable editor of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), passed away the year before BITNET email was organized and popularized, not to mention way before the first electronic journal .  Yet his most famous editorial policy, the so-called” Ingelfinger Rule“,  continues to be invoked across a [...]

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