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July 9, 1898


JAMA. 1898;XXXI(2):45-46. doi:10.1001/jama.1898.02450020001001

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ADDRESS OF CHAIRMAN.  Delivered before the Section on the Practice of Medicine, at the Forty-ninth Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association, held at Denver, Colo., June 7-10, 1898.BY SAMUEL A. FISK, M.D.DENVER, COLO.It affords me peculiar pleasure to extend to you a welcome to Denver and Colorado. Having come to Colorado myself, some eighteen years ago, severely afflicted with acute pulmonary tuberculosis, which was thought to be of a fatal nature, my professional life has been almost entirely in Denver, and I have looked upon this meeting of the American Medical Association as one of the best ways of informing the profession of this country of what the climate of Colorado is and what it can accomplish, and so of repaying, to a slight degree, some of my obligations to this State, and of making thousands of others sharers with me in the benefits that climate can

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