Medicine: War Plans

In June 1917, two months after the U. S. had entered World War I, the American Medical Association held a meeting in Manhattan. "We will not repeat the medical mistakes of 1898," said the doctors, feverishly discussing their war plans.

Last week, at the A. M. A.'s first annual meeting in Manhattan since 1917, the doctors grimly faced the prospect of possible participation in another war. This time they pledged themselves not to repeat the medical mistakes of 1917. Unanimously the House of Delegates adopted the mobilization plan of Surgeon General James Carre Magee, of the U. S. Army.

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