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November 28, 1885

NEW YORK LETTER.

JAMA. 1885;V(22):612-615. doi:10.1001/jama.1885.02391210024008

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Abstract

New York State Medical Association—Relation of the State to Medical Education—Is Tubercular Consumption ever Inherited—Discussion on Pneumonia; Is it a Local Disease? Is it due to Micro-Organism? Its Fatality; Remedies for It; Blood-letting; Alcohol; Antipyretics.

The meeting of the New York State Medical Association, which was held November 17, 18, 19 and 20, was in every way a most gratifying success, and an enormous amount of scientific work was accomplished at it. During the four days there were no less than eight day sessions and three night sessions, and there was quite a full attendance at all of them.

The address of the President, Dr. John P. Gray, of Utica, was devoted principally to the " Relation of the State to Medical Education," and in it he took very strong ground against the organization of a State Board of Medical Examiners. To take away from corporate schools

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