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Arch Intern Med. 2003;163(3):258. doi:10.1001/archinte.163.3.258.
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To promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of human health by publishing manuscripts of interest and relevance to internists practicing as generalists or as medical subspecialists.


Editor: James E. Dalen, MD, MPH  1840 E River Rd  Suite 207  Tucson, AZ 85718

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Editorial Board:Frederick R. Ahmann, MD Tucson, Ariz Joseph S. Alpert, MD Tucson, Ariz Christine K. Cassel, MD Portland, Ore William S. Dalton, MD Tucson, Ariz M. Brian Fennerty, MD Portland, Ore Faith T. Fitzgerald, MD Sacramento, Calif Robert J. Goldberg, PhD Worcester, Mass John P. Howe III, MD Washington, DC Richard S. Liebowitz, MD Durham, NC


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