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The Annual Meeting of the Societies—Election of Officers by the County Medical Society—Election of Delegates to the Association Meeting—The Appointment of Dr. Flint to deliver the Address in Medicine before the British Medical Association—Dr. Philip Leidy.
As usual, this the first of the new year finds our medical societies engaged in the annual selection of their officers. The daily papers are also filled with the names of medical men selected as attendants for the various hospitals and other charities for which our city is justly celebrated. Perhaps the most interesting and most truly exciting meeting thus far held, was that of the County Medical Society. This is the only organization in our city which is entitled to send delegates to the State and National Associations. At the annual election on Wednesday afternoon last, there was an unusual display of feeling in reference to the action of the American Medical Asssociation
LETTER FROM PHILADELPHIA.. JAMA. 1886;VI(3):81-82. doi:10.1001/jama.1886.04250010089012