The meeting of the "Provisional Section of Pathology" at Atlantic City convened at the invitation of the President of the Association. A program had been arranged, but no effort had been made to prepare an extended program, and it is quite safe to say that a much longer and more elaborate one could have been easily secured.
Through the efforts of a special committee the collection of specimens and other material on exhibition had been brought together. The Association unanimously voted to recognize the "Provisional Section of Pathology" as an official Section on equal footing with the other Sections. The Association also voted to continue the exhibition of specimens as an official and annual feature, placing the management of the exhibit in the hands of the Section of Pathology and Bacteriology, as this is the one most directly interested in the exhibit.
Thus the Association has assumed the sponsorship for
THE SECTION OF PATHOLOGY AND BACTERIOLOGY, AND THE PATHOLOGIC EXHIBIT.. JAMA. 1900;XXXIV(25):1634. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.02460250046008