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March 19, 1904

Membership in the Approaching International Medical Congress.

Author Affiliations

Secretary General. Hôpital de Rilhafolles.

JAMA. 1904;XLII(12):782-783. doi:10.1001/jama.1904.02490570036018

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Lisbon, Feb. 24, 1904.

To the Editor:  —In No. 5 of The Journal (Jan. 30, 1904), I read under the heading "Admission to International Congresses" a notice to the effect that the national committee for Great Britain had adopted a resolution that the membership of international medical congresses shall in future be limited to physicians, and that this resolution was forwarded to the executive committee of the approaching International Medical Congress at Lisbon.Allow me to inform you that no resolution of this kind has been received by the executive committee of the congress, and that the Article 2 of the Regulations, which restricts to physicians alone admittance as members to the congress, was drawn up by the executive committee last June, and was unanimously adopted by the committee of organization and publicity at its meeting in October, 1903.It is, therefore, exclusively to these committees that the honor

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