Obituaries

Adair Stuart Mason

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7425.1230 (Published 20 November 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1230

Endocrinologist who was the founding editor of the Journal of the Royal College of Physicians and a historian of Essex

Stuart Mason did much in the 1960s and 1970s to promote modern concepts of doctor-patient communication. A great communicator and a gifted writer, he founded the Journal of the Royal College of Physicians in 1966, which he edited for 21 years, and was a regular contributor to World Medicine during its agenda setting heyday in the 1970s. After his retirement, …

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