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To the Editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association:
—The Journal of February 18,1893, contains two parts of an address by the President of the Medical Society of the State of New York, and one part of the report of a committee on the President's address. A few comments on those parts of the address and on the committee's report may be in order, since they relate to the ethical question now under discussion.1. In June, 1892, the American Medical Association appointed a committee to meet like committees from the New York State Medical Association and the Medical Society of the State of New York, and hold a conference "for the purpose of adjusting all questions of eligibility of members of the said Medical Society of New York to membership in this Association." It is apparent that the object of the American Association was
Revision of the Code of Ethics.. JAMA. 1893;XX(9):258-260. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420360034007