NASPGHAN22: History of Pediatric GI & Selected Slides from the William F Balistreri Lecture (Part 1)

Shortly before attending medical school, I read a book by Lewis Thomas called The Youngest Science. The narrative explains the evolving of medicine into a sophisticated science. The recent Balistreri lecture (given by Dr. Balistreri himself) provides a similar narrative but focused on our specific subspecialty.

Here are some of the slides:

It was not until 1982 that the role of H pylori was recognized as a causative agent for peptic ulcer disease