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The sturdy fidelity of New England to the best interests of the profession and its manifold contributions to the science of medicine and surgery are fittingly recognized in the election of one of its brilliant sons to the presidency of the American Medical Association. True to heredity and tradition, the sons of New England have not hesitated to be pioneers in medical fields and many a new trail has been blazed by them. They have always been ready to give their best effort and to make sacrifices for the realization of ideals, for the elevation of standards and for the equalization of privileges. Any fit representative of such a noble section of our country must stand high in ideals, ability and attainments. Such a man is Herbert Leslie Burrell, President-Elect of the American Medical Association. Imbued with high ideals for the usefulness of the profession to the public, of notable
THE PRESIDENT-ELECT.. JAMA. 1907;XLVIII(24):2031-2032. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.02520500037006