October 13, 1934

Association News

JAMA. 1934;103(15):1157. doi:10.1001/jama.1934.02750410047016

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Invitation to Contributors for Program of Section on Surgery  Prevailing concepts of the relative significance of gross and minute normal and morbid anatomy and of normal and morbid physiology are directing, as they always have directed, modes of investigation as well as of practice. Concepts are distorted through failure to collect, to correlate and to utilize information from all sources—in short, to resort to biology for guidance in laboratory and clinic. Presentation and discussion of correlated data will advance working knowledge of fundamental processes productive of health and disease and simultaneously disclose therapeutic principles of widest applicability. The council of the Section on Surgery, General and Abdominal, urges members of the Canadian and the American Medical Association, and not only surgeons, to present papers at the meeting to be held June 10-14, 1935, that will emphasize biologic concepts of health, pathogenesis and therapy.Processes productive of

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