Letter to the Editor. For profit, or not for profit

Joseph H. Piatt MD, MAS1,2
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  • 1 Nemours/A. I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE
  • | 2 Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
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