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April 6, 1901


JAMA. 1901;XXXVI(14):972. doi:10.1001/jama.1901.02470140042009

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Believing that much of the ignorance on the part of some members of the profession concerning the provisions of the Code of Ethics of the American Medical Association is due to unfamiliarity with the Code, and realizing that in most medical schools very little, if anything is taught directly on the subject of medical ethics, the Association has, during the past months, issued a pocket-sized edition of the Code for presentation to the members of the senior classes of all regular medical colleges in this country. These Codes are given gratuitously, one to each member of a graduating class, and already over 5000 copies have been distributed. It is believed that this will result in a higher standard in the majority of these young practitioners. We feel confident that no one will be injured by reading this little book, although in the eyes of some it is a very vicious

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