The Proposed American Association of General Practitioners

1916 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
his success in what proved to be his life work in the City Hospital. He also developed a love for the field of psychiatry which he never lost, but which he was unable to follow into its more recent advances owing to the pressure of work in hospital administration. As Superintendent and Resident Physician of the Boston City Hospital, he followed Dr. Edward Cowles in the work he had so admirably begun, and brought the Hospital to an enviable position among the hospitals of the country. He was
more » ... country. He was deeply interested in all problems connected with medicine, especially in hospital construction and administration, in both of which he excelled. During his administration the Hospital increased greatly in size and equipment, keeping fully abreast of the times. This was largely due to the confidence won by Dr. Rowe from his trustees, the city government and the public. He was the soul of honor, indefatigable in work and with an ability for detail which was remarkable. After nearly thirty years of faithful and arduous service he was obliged to resign his position as Superintendent on account of sickness and failing strength. The remaining years of his life were passed quietly in the companionship of a most devoted sister. He was a charter member of this Society, a
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