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At the recent meeting of the American Medical Association in Cleveland, it was decided with much unanimity to commence the publication of the proceedings and papers of the Association, in a weekly medical journal under its own control, instead of in a volume of Transactions, as heretofore. The basis on which this change has been made, and the general mode of business management, are plainly indicated in the report of the Board of Trustees, which is given in full as a part of the record of proceedings, constituting the first article in the present number of the Journal. As the subject has been before the Association and reported on three years in succession, it is not necessary at present to discuss further the questions as to the advantages or disadvantages to result from such change. The important step has been taken, and this, the first number of the new form
THE CHANGE.. JAMA. 1883;I(1):28-29. doi:10.1001/jama.1883.02390010038003