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—The recent meeting of the national Medical Association in Cleveland, was a successful one in all important respects. The large number in attendance, representing the profession in all parts of the country, indicated that the interest in the organization was still on the increase. The number of topics of general interest, such as a procurement of adequate provision for the Army Medical Museum and Library by Congress; the gaining of more knowledge concerning the meteorological and sanitary condition of important health resorts; the communication from a committee of the British Medical Association in relation to co-incident observations regarding the prevalence of certain diseases; the better training of nurses for the sick, etc., equally indicated that its influence both in and out of the profession was felt and appreciated. The number and character of the addresses, reports, and papers in the several Sections, indicated decided advancement in the more scientific part
The Meeting in Cleveland.. JAMA. 1883;I(2):56-57. doi:10.1001/jama.1883.02390020024003