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July 24, 1897


JAMA. 1897;XXIX(4):195-199. doi:10.1001/jama.1897.02440300047015

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The Jubilee Meeting.  What Our Exchanges Say of the Golden Jubilee of the American Medical Association, held in Philadelphia, June 1 to 4, 1897.The jubilee meeting —the semi centennial— of the American Medical Association is now a thing of the past. During the first week in June this meeting held in Philadelphia —was a magnificent culmination of fifty years of work of the organized body of the medical profession of the United States. It was the red-letter meeting of all the fifty years. The largest registration ever known—aggregating twenty-five-hundred— was secured. The fullest attendance in the Sections, with the greatest amount of papers and the fullest discussion, was a part of this record. And nothing should make the membership prouder than the knowledge of the fact that from a scientific standpoint and from the standpoint of the Sections, the American Medical Association is growing stronger and better every year.

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