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The Brussels Medical Conference
In previous years reference has been made to the instructive meetings of the Brussels Medical Conference. This type of congress certainly deserves to be more widely introduced, for, to judge from its success, it fills a genuine want. Its mode of organization has already been described in a general way. The session of 1923 so far surpassed all previous meetings that one feels justified in predicting the perpetuation of the system.The practitioner who is kept by his duties or location from contact with hospital and university centers is enabled, through this conference, to bring his theoretical and practical education up to date. He can hear special lectures, attend operations in the hospitals, and participate in therapeutic and operative demonstrations in the clinics. The mornings are given up to practical instruction, at clinics and hospitals, while the afternoons are devoted to lectures on ordinary subjects and
BELGIUM. JAMA. 1923;81(9):762-763. doi:10.1001/jama.1923.02650090060026