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Address of the President of American Academy of Medicine.
The unexpected honor which one year ago your kind suffrages conferred upon me in electing me to preside over your councils, I hold to be equally shared by a thoughtful discharge of the duties of the office. The profession at large may be congratulated that the American Academy of Medicine owes its origin and existence to a wide-spread spontaneity of feeling that the times were ripe for, and demanded some organized effort to aid as a controling power in elevating the standard of medicine in our country. How well thus far we have succeeded must be left not to our own prejudiced views, but rather to the unsparing criticisms of all interested in a higher medical education. Since, by our position, we have invited it; let it arouse each one of us to yet
MARCY HO. THE RECENT ADVANCES OF SANITARY SCIENCETHE RELATIONS OF MICRO-ORGANISMS TO DISEASE. JAMA. 1883;I(17):493–501. doi:10.1001/jama.1883.02390170001001
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