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May 24, 1884

The Medical Association of the State of Alabama to the New York State Medical Association.

JAMA. 1884;II(21):586. doi:10.1001/jama.1884.02390440026016

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—At the annual meeting of this Association, at Selma, Alabama, April 9, 1884, Dr. William O. Baldwin, of Montgomery, introduced the following resolutions:

Resolved, 1. That the members of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama have watched with deep interest the progress of the struggle which for the past two years has been going on in the New York State Medical Society; between the advocates of the ancient and established ethics of the medical profession, as embodied in the Code of Ethics of the American Medical Association, and heretofore recognized and observed by all physicians of reputable standing in all the countries of the civilized world, on the one hand; and on the other hand, the advocates of the so-called " New Code," or New York Code, which in effect proposes to degrade the medical profession by opening the way for professional association with irregulars and charlatans;

Resolved, 2.

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