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December 9, 1893


JAMA. 1893;XXI(24):900-907. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420760030011

Southern Surgical and Gynecological Association.  Abstract of the Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Meeting, held in New Orleans, Louisiana, Nov. 14,15 and 16, 1893. (Concluded from page 865.)Second Day—Afternoon Session.Dr. Kollock, First Vice-President, took the chair, and President Brown delivered his Annual Address. He selected for his subject,THE SOUTHERN SURGICAL AND GYNECOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION— ITS ORIGIN, OBJECTS AND AIMS.He said six years ago a small band of earnest, brave and determined Southern surgeons assembled in the city of Birmingham,Ala.,with Dr. Haggard as President, amidst doubts, anxieties and misgivings for the future, to found and organize this Association, and in this effort to build up an organization that would meet the advanced requirements of the times, and that should rank in point of talent, efficiency and high-toned character with the other great institutions of the kind, in this and other countries. But notwithstanding the stupendous difficulties encountered, the