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That the Association is growing in membership at an unprecedented rate is perhaps not known to all the members. We therefore take great pleasure in informing them that 763 names were added to the membership list at the Philadelphia meeting.
The books show an increase from June 1, 1896, to July 1, 1897, of 1,500 names. For the same period, our books show an increase of an even 500 on the subscription list.
These are gratifying evidences not only of the sincere desire of the medical profession to organize under the Association banner, but that its Journal is fairly satisfactory. It will be the aim of the present management to make the Journal more and more useful to our colleagues with each succeeding issue.
This is an appropriate occasion to invite members to do their part toward increasing the membership. Help us pass the ten thousand mark before the close
MEMBERSHIP IN THE ASSOCIATION.. JAMA. 1897;XXIX(3):135. doi:10.1001/jama.1897.02440290041004