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June 2, 1923.
Second International Congress of Military Medicine
This is the closing day of the Second International Congress of Military Medicine, the convening of which at Rome was previously announced. The sessions of the congress were held in the Celio military hospital at Rome, and in my next letter I hope to take up the different subjects that were discussed. Today I wish to emphasize the great success of this congress not only as regards the organization of the services de santé (army medical corps) but also with reference to the importance that must be attributed to this convention, at which more than thirty nations were represented, including France, England, Spain, Belgium, Holland, Switzerland and a number of South American countries. The United States sent as a delegate Commander William Seaman Bainbridge, who is also a member of the permanent committee on organization. The opening meeting, held in the
ROME. JAMA. 1923;81(1):55. doi:10.1001/jama.1923.02650010059021