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January 23, 1892


JAMA. 1892;XVIII(4):113. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02411080023009

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This great movement for the unification of the medical profession of the Western Hemisphere is progressing rapidly. The published list of the International Executive Committee indicates that the organization is being developed in a very systematic manner. That a distinguished medical man—and the list embraces only prominent names—should have been selected in the various countries from Behring Sea to the Straits of Magellan and from Labrador to Terra del Fuego, and that nominations for various offices should have been received from a majority of these gentlemen, and that these nominations should have been confirmed and commissions issued and acceptances returned, all since last May, shows not only vigorous administration at this end of the line, but what is of perhaps more importance, hearty coöperation on the part of the profession in the various constituent countries. The correspondence that was laid before the Committee on Organization at St. Louis, last October,

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