July 23, 1892

The New York Medical Journal and the American Medical Association.

JAMA. 1892;XIX(4):111-112. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02420040023004

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A lengthy comment appears in the editorial columns of the New York Medical Journal, upon the affairs of the American Medical Association. To the reader, who has kept a close eye on the editorial columns of this journal, the present article is no surprise; from the fact that it is patent to the most casual observer, that there are a few members of our profession who regard the American Medical Association in the light of the old Romans, who were bound that Carthage should be destroyed.

What appears to give the editor a large scope for finding fault is the report of the committee on the Section on Dermatology which appeared in the Journal of the Association I mention, and which the editor of the New York Journal comments on as follows:

"It does not seem that the committee struck the keynote of the trouble. Verily the medical profession has

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