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May 21, 1898


JAMA. 1898;XXX(21):1242. doi:10.1001/jama.1898.02440730048010

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The forty-third annual session of this society was held in Maysville, May 11, 12 and 13, and on account of the location of the town the attendance was not up to the usual standard. The work done however was interesting and instructive.

The President in his annual address made reference to the waning interest and attendance which had been manifest in the State meetings for several years, and suggested the cause as being due to the large number of county, local and district societies, which are attended in preference to the larger body. As a remedy he suggested a modification of the constitution, making a membership in the State society dependent on membership in the county society, the latter naming delegates, in proportion to their membership, to the State society and to the American Medical Association. Delegates to the latter from the county societies are recommended to the State society

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