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October 11, 1890


Author Affiliations

A Delegate from the American Medical Association

JAMA. 1890;XV(15):553-555. doi:10.1001/jama.1890.02410410033012

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To the Editor:  —I have the honor to report something more than the fact of a pleasurable time— and the meeting with many eminent men. What I saw and heard by no means embraced the whole scope of the Congress. No one person could take this in, and as its full relation would overcrowd the columns of The Journal, only a few items will be referred to.

1. The Management.  —The Congress was well managed, if a great good-natured medical assemblage can be well managed anywhere. Everywhere was present the evidence that almost everything of advantage to its members had been anticipated with that thoroughness of detail which characterizes German methods. It was a fine idea that of holding the sessions in Exhibition Park, a large enclosed area of many acres, amply furnished with space outside and inside. The arches of an elevated railroad that ran through it were utilized

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