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Mexico City, Oct. 19, 1919.
The Mexican Medical Association
The Mexican Medical Association held recently a general meeting at which the directing officers presented the by-laws that they have prepared pursuant to the powers conferred on them. The work of the association will be divided into five sections; namely, medical ethics, scientific subjects, mutual protection, social and physical culture, and propaganda. All physicians duly licensed and practicing their profession in good faith are eligible to membership. Those that signed the proceedings of the first session will be considered as founders. It was decided that the homeopaths could not belong to the association, not because it was intended to display any sectarianism, but because those belonging to that school here are generally very ignorant. The meeting was attended by physicians from the different states who represented the physicians of their respective localities. The president, Dr. Gregorio Mendizábal, delivered an address in
MEXICO LETTER. JAMA. 1919;73(18):1375–1376. doi:10.1001/jama.1919.02610440055024
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