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July 1, 1899

THE OPHTHALMIC SECTION.HOW MAY IT DO THE MOST EFFECTIVE WORK? CHAIRMAN'S ADDRESS

JAMA. 1899;XXXIII(1):1-2. doi:10.1001/jama.1899.92450530001001
Abstract

As you are well aware, the By-Laws of the Association direct that the chairman of each Section shall prepare an address on recent advancements in the particular department of medicine over which he has been elected to preside, or to make suggestions in regard to possible improvements in methods of work. I have this year chosen to address you on the second of these subjects, because it occurs to me that while the story of the last year's progress in ophthalmology is a tale oft told by numerous journals, text-books and monographs, and readily accessible to all of you, the experiences of your executive committee, secretary and chairman in providing for a continuance of the successful meetings held in the past may be new to most of you and well worth recounting. It is in the hope that a frank recital of these will issue in the consideration of some

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