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October 21, 1893

POINTS OF DISSIMILARITY BETWEEN US AND HOMEOPATHIC PHYSICIANS.An Address read before the Lancaster City and County Medical Society, July 5, 1893.

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JAMA. 1893;XXI(17):615-618. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420690023001i

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Mr. President and Gentlemen:—The JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION for May 27,1893, publishes the annual address of the President of the Philadelphia County Medical Society, read May 24, 1893, by Jno. B. Roberts, A.M., M.D., entitled "Points of Similarity Between Us and Homeopathic Physicians."

Dr. Roberts believes "that the tests of qualification for membership (in the Philadelphia County Medical Society) should not be the college from which the applicant received his diploma, but an education enabling him to understand and appreciate the science of medicine, and an honest purpose to treat his patients by all means and methods which experience, investigation and research show to be serviceable."

Admitting the proposition to be true, then one who graduates from the Hahnemann Medical College, and desires to become a member of the Philadelphia County Medical Society, would have to repudiate his college and the doctrines it inculcates, or practice a gross

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