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December 11, 1897


JAMA. 1897;XXIX(24):1233. doi:10.1001/jama.1897.02440500047019

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Section on Diseases of Children.  —At the Jubilee Meeting of the American Medical Association a motion was made, in the Section on Diseases of Children, that the Association endorse the organization of the American Pediatric Society. The discussion on this subject was as follows:

Dr. Cook  —There are many people who desire to study pediatrics as a specialty and it seems to me they should have that privilege. Therefore I move that the organization of the American Pediatric Society receive the endorsement of this Section of the American Medical Association.

Dr. Foster  —From the remarks Dr. Love made yesterday afternoon I gathered that the idea was for the membership of that society to be rather select. I understood from his remarks that it was to be confined to teachers of pediatrics, barring out a certain number of us poor fellows who might possibly like to belong to it and like

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