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June 2, 1888

THE ADDRESS IN MEDICINE.

JAMA. 1888;X(22):669-672. doi:10.1001/jama.1888.02400480001001

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Abstract

Delivered at the Thirty-Ninth Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association, Cincinnati, May 9, 1888.

BY ROBERTS BARTHOLOW, M.D., LL.D.,

PROFESSOR OF MATERIA MEDICA, GENERAL THERAPEUTICS AND HYGIENE, IN THE JEFFERSON MEDICAL COLLEGE OF PHILADELPHIA, ETC.

Mr. President and Gentlemen:  The last Internanational Medical Congress, in some respects, was the most important of the series. In the discussion of those great topics included within the domain of State or preventive medicine, matters of high interest for all educated people, of the greatest importance to the well-being of society, and that exhibit in the clearest manner the disinterested benevolence of the medical profession, were fully considered. To an unprejudiced observer it would seem that matters of such high interest would receive respectful attention, and such practical benevolence be greatfully appreciated by the great organs of public opinion—the daily newspapers: it must be admitted that it did not prove to

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