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April 27, 1895


JAMA. 1895;XXIV(17):641. doi:10.1001/jama.1895.02430170029006

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Every reader will notice that the program of the papers to be read at the Baltimore meeting is of more than usual interest. The topics are less hackneyed, newer and more suggestive, and the readers include many of the leading medical men of the country. The central location of the meeting should attract a large number of persons who have not been regular attendants.

Notwithstanding the foolish criticism and even condemnation of many persons, the fact has become more prominent than ever, that this Association represents the progress of medical science in America more distinctly than any other organization. In its membership are the teachers and specialists and general practitioners from all over the country. The theorists and dogmatists who arrogate to themselves all there is of science, come in contact with the village and country physician and go away wiser. The teachers and specialists, from the circles of flattery

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