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March 8, 1902

THE NEW ERA IN MEDICINE—WHAT IT MEANS TO CLEVELAND.

JAMA. 1902;XXXVIII(10):625-631. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.62480100001001
Abstract

Before taking up for consideration this Society, its relations, its ideals, its accomplishments and its future prospects, it will be necessary to my purpose first to secure a broad view of our present duty by widening our horizon to the extent of clearly apprehending some, at least, of the present conditions of professional life in America.

THE NEW ERA IN MEDICINE.  At the risk of tiring you with a partial repetition of ideas that have been expressed elsewhere, but feeling that it is justified by its inherent importance, I earnestly urge you to recognize the fact that we are living in a new era of medicine. The change from past conditions has occurred so gradually, when compared to the span of one active life, that the transition has in large part escaped our notice. It is, however, of the utmost importance that we at once realize its full significance, in

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