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September 28, 1889


JAMA. 1889;XIII(13):453-454. doi:10.1001/jama.1889.02401100021003

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Recently we have been favored with several announcements of new Tri-State and District Medical Societies, every one of which may be regarded as a finger-board, pointing to a restless, working element that permeates the entire medical profession. The omen is for good and indicates a craving desire for a more thorough professional organization than now exists.

The first of these district organizations to arrive at distinction is the Mississippi Valley Medical Association, that has recently held its fifteenth annual session at Evansville, Ind. The type and character of the papers and discussions of that meeting compare favorably with those of any similar organizations of which we have knowledge, while we have reason to believe that the work to be done by the other and more recently organized societies will be valuable, a credit to their distinct organization and to our guild.

One of the notable outcroppings of the meeting at

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