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October 1, 1892

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON IMPROVEMENT IN THE WORK OF THE SECTION.Read before the Section of State Medicine, at the Forty-third Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association, held at Detroit. Mich., June, 1892.

JAMA. 1892;XIX(14):405. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02420140019001h

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Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen of the Section:—Your committee appointed last year to report the best plan to improve the Section work of our Association, begs leave to make the following report:

WHEREAS, The real work of the American Medical Association has been and should continue to be done in the various Sections of the same; and.

WHEREAS, With the present arrangements the time for Sectional work is now so limited, in comparison with the amount of work to be done, as to greatly interfere with the practical accomplishment of the same; and,

WHEREAS, A great deal of unnecessary time is spent each year in the general session of the Association in legislative work, which is of no value or importance to anyone in the study of the science of his profession; therefore be it

Resolved, That it is the sense of this committee: 1. That the time devoted to Sectional

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