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October 7, 1922

SIXTH NATIONAL CONGRESS OF THE JAPAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

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Peking, China

JAMA. 1922;79(15):1262-1263. doi:10.1001/jama.1922.02640150074032

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Abstract

To the Editor:  —A program consisting of more than 1,600 papers from an attendance of 3,000 delegates is the remarkable record of the Sixth National Congress of the Japan Medical Association, which was held at Kyoto, April 1 to 5, 1922. This record, which, allowing for the presentation of more than one paper by some delegates, represents the participation of nearly 50 per cent. of the delegates of the congress in its proceedings, illustrates the tremendous activity of the Japanese in the medical sciences.Furthermore, the total number of papers presented is not swelled by the usual number which at most medical congresses are "read by title," for practically every one of the sixteen hundred papers at this congress was given its place on the program, and was delivered within its allotted time of ten minutes by its author.The first and fifth days of the congress were occupied with

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