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—A few weeks since, after explaining the system of the Collective Investigation of Disease inaugurated by a committee of the British Medical Association, we invited such members of the profession in this country as were willing to engage in such work to send their names to the office of this journal and we would see that they were supplied with the proper memoranda and cards, with a view of inaugurating the work in this country in harmony with that in England. A communication was received from the committee of the British Association inviting co-operation, and presented to the recent annual meeting of the American Association in Cleveland. It was received and referred to a standing committee, already appointed, with instructions to report at the next meeting of the Association. In the meantime, a committee of the Illinois State Medical Society has caused the printing of several of the most important
Collective Investigation of Disease.. JAMA. 1883;I(23):679. doi:10.1001/jama.1883.02390230019003