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Indianapolis, Ind., Feb. 15, 1894.
To the Editor:
—Permit your correspondent to express the opinion that our Journal might be more useful, more generally read and kept closer in touch with the general profession by having a department for " Gleanings From the Reports of Medical Societies."To utilize this suggestion each society should elect or appoint a competent reporter or corresponding secretary, whose duty it should be to give a brief report of each paper read and case reported that the society deemed of sufficient importance to interest the general profession.These short reports should be sent to the Journal for the consideration of its editors who would doubtless be glad to give them to their readers, or such parts of them as they might think proper.This plan would identify every society with the Journal, and make the members of the different societies anxious to read what might be
Hervey JW. A Suggestion.. JAMA. 1894;XXII(9):320. doi:10.1001/jama.1894.02420880036012