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August 19, 1893


JAMA. 1893;XXI(8):281-282. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420600031006

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With the next issue of the Journal we will complete the publication of the preliminary programs of the different Sections of the coming Congress. All doubts that have been expressed concerning its success are now set at rest, and this Congress is destined to go into history as one of the most successful medical meetings ever held on this continent. It is no disparagement to the Ninth International Medical Congress to make this assertion, for the managers of that Congress had the constant and determined opposition of many of our most influential medical leaders, and of the medical press east of the Alleghanies.

Happily, Doctors Pepper and Reed have encountered no such fierce opposition; a united American medical profession have marched under their leadership in the most harmonious fashion and without the slightest friction or bitterness.

Contrary to the general opinion, our colleagues from the other Americas and the

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