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November 29, 1902


JAMA. 1902;XXXIX(22):1397. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480480039008

We print this week1 the report of the Committee on Pathologic Exhibit at the Saratoga meeting. This exhibit has now been a feature of the annual sessions of the American Medical Association for three successive years and has attracted a great deal of attention. Being in the beginning stage it naturally has been open to some criticism. That it has lacked definiteness of purpose, and that the best possible use of the material has not been had, is not to be wondered at. Now the scope of the exhibit has been broadened, as is shown by the change of title from Pathologic Exhibit to Scientific Exhibit, and at the last session of the House of Delegates arranged for co-operation on the part of the sections with the committee arranging the exhibit. Would not the value of the exhibit be materially increased if the secretaries of the sections could secure