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The arguments used in favor of the removal of The Journal of the American Medical Association to Washington, are somewhat peculiar. The arguments, that the personal influence of Dr. N. S. Davis is too marked, and that the Chicago profession have a monopoly of its contents, or that it is conducted in the interest of a clique, are not very well substantiated. If The Journal were liable to fall into the hands of a select coterie, nowhere would it be more possible than in Washington.—Physician and Surgeon, March, 1891.
Shall The Journal be removed to Washington? The call for a general expression of opinion on the above question, was prompted by the knowledge that the members of the profession are very largely interested in The Journal, and as integral parts of the American Medical Association they should have a voice in the debate. The arguments for and against the
Editorial Opinions of the Medical Press.. JAMA. 1891;XVI(16):573-574. doi:10.1001/jama.1891.02410680033024