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To the Editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association:
—Referring to the editorial on " Collateral Associations" in your issue of January 21, I may be permitted to remind you that for several years I have been advocating the very subject of your writing—the encouragement and facilitation by the American Medical Association of the meeting of these collateral organizations in connection with its own annual session. You say these "societies would very greatly enhance their own usefulness and prosperity by arranging their place of meeting to correspond with the same place, and either the week before, or after, that of the American Medical Association." But very few men in the profession can afford to sacrifice the time or incur the expense of two continuous weeks of attendance as you propose. The American Academy of Medicine has tried the experiment of meeting on the Saturday and Monday immediately preceding
Gihon AL. " Collateral Associations.". JAMA. 1893;XX(5):137–138. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420320027009
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