Where You Go Depends on Where You Are Early Investigations on the Use of Deoxycorticosterone in Addison's Disease: A Historical Vignette

J. L. Gabrilove, B.E. Simon
1998 Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism  
Although "fortune favors the prepared mind," serendipity often tilts the scale. This is a story of serendipity favoring one over another prepared mind. It illustrates that how far one goes in one's professional career may depend not only on intellectual ability and preparation, but on being in the right place at the right time. In 1935, a third-year medical student, Bernard E. Simon
doi:10.1210/jcem.83.5.4794 pmid:9589633 fatcat:jk3ronk3yjf4fhfh2d3duaxt2a