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May 13, 1893


JAMA. 1893;XX(19):541-542. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420460023007

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These forerunners of the ensuing meeting of the American Medical Association, indicate a degree of activity and interest in the scientific work of that body that has never been equaled. More than four hundred titles of papers are already in the hands of the Section officers. The arrangement and discussion of this immense mass of material will call for an exercise of first class ability on the part of the presiding officers.

In view of the immensity of the work in the hands of each of the Sections, it seems to be very desirable that the hours of the Section meetings after the first day shall begin at 9 A. M., and 1:30 P.M. The general sessions being held at 4:30 P.M., after the first day, as provided in the new Constitution.

Unless this or a similar arrangement is made, it will be impossible to do justice to those who

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