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At the last meeting of the American Medical Association, June, 1892, a committee was appointed to revise the Constitution and By-laws of the Association, if upon careful study they should decide that any change would advance the interests of scientific medicine. In conformity with this instruction, the committee met in Buffalo, N. Y., March 22d, and unanimously agreed to recommend to the Association at its coming meeting the adoption of the organic laws printed in preceding pages of this issue of the Lancet.
It is premised here that the key to these regulations is the section work. They are arranged so as to make this the greatest in amount, and the best in quality, possible under existing circumstances. If adopted by the Association, it will be an open declaration by that body that its watchword is hereafter Scientific Medicine.
It will be noted that there is but one class of
THE REVISION OF THE CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION. JAMA. 1893;XX(15):429–430. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420420025014
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