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April 18, 1891

A Pan-American Medical Congress.

JAMA. 1891;XVI(16):569. doi:10.1001/jama.1891.02410680029013

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To the Editor:  —I beg leave to announce to the members that it is my intention to move at the Washington meeting, 1. That the American Medical Association extend to the profession of the Republics and Colonies of the Western Continent an invitation to assemble in this country in an International American Medical Congress; and, if this resolution be adopted, then, 2. That the Nominating Committee be instructed to report a committee of one from each State and territory, and one each from the Army, Navy, and Marine Hospital Service, to whom shall be referred the time, place, and permanent organization of the proposed Congress.There is substantial reason why this step should be taken and why the proposed Congress should be held. Polite learning has always followed in the wake of commerce. The recently established and rapidly developing politico commercial relations between the United States and the other countries

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