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THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF MEDICINE.

THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF MEDICINE. The recent meeting of the American Academy of Medicine, held in Chicago on the 13th and 14th of November, was the first one ever held in the West. Established at Philadelphia during the session of the Centennial International Medical Congress in 1876, this Association has since that date been earnestly at work to promote some of the most important interests of the medical profession. Its immediate objects, as stated in its Constitution, are to encourage young men to pursue regular courses of study in classical and scientific institutions before entering upon the study of medicine; to extend the bounds of medical science; to elevate the profession; to relieve human suffering, and to prevent disease. As was well said by a former president of the Academy, Dr. Frank H. Hamilton, the Society seeks "to remedy a great and universally admitted evil, namely, imperfect preparation for the study of medicine and its http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF MEDICINE.

JAMA , Volume XIII (21) – Nov 23, 1889

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1889 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1889.02401170024006
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Abstract

The recent meeting of the American Academy of Medicine, held in Chicago on the 13th and 14th of November, was the first one ever held in the West. Established at Philadelphia during the session of the Centennial International Medical Congress in 1876, this Association has since that date been earnestly at work to promote some of the most important interests of the medical profession. Its immediate objects, as stated in its Constitution, are to encourage young men to pursue regular courses of study in classical and scientific institutions before entering upon the study of medicine; to extend the bounds of medical science; to elevate the profession; to relieve human suffering, and to prevent disease. As was well said by a former president of the Academy, Dr. Frank H. Hamilton, the Society seeks "to remedy a great and universally admitted evil, namely, imperfect preparation for the study of medicine and its

Journal

JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Nov 23, 1889

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