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May 14, 1904


JAMA. 1904;XLII(20):1295-1296. doi:10.1001/jama.1904.02490650033018

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A new departure will be instituted at the coming session of the American Medical Association, through which the general meetings held each evening will be more varied in character. Heretofore the meetings were devoted simply to orations. This year, on Tuesday evening, beside the Oration on Medicine, the title of which is "The Importance of Pathologic Anatomy in Clinical Medicine," by Dr. George Dock, Ann Arbor, Mich., there will be a symposium on research work in the United States. Dr. J. S. Billings, New York, will give an account of the work being done by the Carnegie Institution; Dr. L. Emmett Holt, New York, will speak of the Rockefeller Institute; Dr. Frank Billings, Chicago, of the Memorial Institute for Infectious Diseases; Dr. Harold C. Ernst, Boston, concerning the research work at Harvard, and Dr. Alfred Stengel concerning the William Pepper Clinical Laboratory. Wednesday evening Dr. W. J. Mayo, Rochester, Minn.,

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