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The thirty-ninth annual meeting of the American Medical Association, recently held in Cincinnati, has received more uniform commendation from the medical press of this country than any preceding meeting for many years. Of the many good papers and addresses presented during the meeting, perhaps no one is deserving of more attention than the Address of the President, A. Y. P. Garnett, of Washington, both on account of the subject and the distinct and emphatic manner in which the chief points of interest were presented. In The Journal, May 26, we took occasion to call the attention of our readers to what had been done in previous years, both by the Association and by conventions of representatives of the colleges alone, in regard to the adoption of a uniform and adequate system of medical college instruction, as recommended in the second proposition of the President's address.
His first proposition, that the
HOW TO LIMIT THE NUMBER OF MEDICAL COLLEGES, AND LESSEN THE CROWDED CONDITION OF THE MEDICAL PROFESSION. JAMA. 1888;X(23):722–723. doi:10.1001/jama.1888.02400490022005
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