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Annual Meeting of British Medical Association.
—The 122nd annual meeting of the British Medical Association was held from June 30 to July 9 at Glasgow. The new president of the B. M. A., Emeritus Prof. Sir John McNee, who is physician to the Queen in Scotland, delivered his presidential address "The Practice of Medicine." Before the address was delivered delegates from other medical associations, including the American Medical Association, and representatives of overseas branches of the British Medical Association were presented to the president. The gold medal of the B. M. A. for distinguished merit was given to Dr. Solomon Wand in recognition of outstanding services to the profession and the association.In his address the president said that it was as essential as ever for the physician to study the natural history of disease closely as it remains the basis of all good medical practice. Nothing should preclude a
ENGLAND. JAMA. 1954;155(17):1515–1518. doi:10.1001/jama.1954.03690350057018