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June 15, 1901


JAMA. 1901;XXXVI(24):1708. doi:10.1001/jama.1901.02470240036006

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The last meeting of the American Medical Association was in many ways a remarkable one and successful in every way. The scientific work of the Sections, without exception, was of the highest quality, and the amount of work done in practically all of these scientific branches exceeded the average, although the total number of papers read was less than usual. While the papers in almost every instance were above the average in scientific interest and practical value the discussions were still more so.

The attendance at the Sections was very large, especially in the Sections on Surgery and Anatomy, on Obstetrics and Diseases of Women, and on Practice of Medicine. The number in attendance at each of these ran up as high as seven hundred at one time.

The subject of reorganization of the Association was one that created much interest and was the main topic of conversation outside of

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