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November 15, 1890

Transactions of the Michigan State Medical Society.

JAMA. 1890;XV(20):734-735. doi:10.1001/jama.1890.02410460034011

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The volume opens with a fine steel engraving of its President, Dr. George E. Frothingham, of Detroit, and the annual address delivered by him had reference to " The Desirability of Extensive Organization, and Pursuit of a Fixed Policy, as a Means of promoting our Professional Interests." The necessity of organization as a means to success is fully discussed. The creation of the State Board of Health was the result of organized effort, and specïal reasons for the enlightenment of the people exist in that State by reason of the relations of medicine to the State University. He deals ably, severely and justly with sectarian medicine, and emphasizes the necessity for a higher estimate of scientific studies in the attainment of a liberal education.

The annual address on Surgery was delivered by Dr. J. F. Groner, of Big Rapids, upon "The Causes of Suits for Malpractice and their Remedies." The measure

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