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—The appearance of the preliminary announcement of the first Pan-American Medical Congress, to be held in Washington next September, is at once a promise, a guarantee, and a call to action. Few have an adequate conception of the magnitude of this undertaking, and of its significance to American medicine. It is very evident that it has now entirely passed the stage of doubt or indecision. The first thought that strikes one in glancing through the pamphlet of the preliminary announcement is as to the tremendous business and executive demands made upon the officers, and that so far have been splendidly met by the energetic Secretary-General, the President, and others. The officering of the long lists of the Sections has been a work of the greatest difficulty and finest judgment, and one can only marvel at the excellence of the results.
But it is now time for all American physicians to
The Pan-American Medical Congress.. JAMA. 1892;XIX(22):646. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02420220024008
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