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February 17, 1906

Association News

JAMA. 1906;XLVI(7):528-529. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.02510340054022

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A Great Professional Federation.  Under the above caption the Boston Transcript has an editorial, January 31, on the American Medical Association and on the Boston session that is worth reporting in full. It follows:The session of the American Medical Association, which will be held in Boston on the 6th, 7th and 8th of June next, is a matter of unusual interest not only to the physicians of the country, but to the whole community. It is forty-one years since the last Boston session of this famous organization, and the growth of the Association since 1865 has been notable. Probably no organization of professional men means so much to the community at large. The American Medical Association was founded in 1847, with the declared object of improving the standard of medical education, and by that means of raising the status of the profession, and benefiting the country. While this purpose

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