Personal Reminiscences and Recollections of Forty-six Years' Membership in the Medical Society of the District of Columbia and Residence in this City: With Biographical Sketches of Many of the Deceased Members

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Dornan, printer, 1895 - Physicians - 373 pages
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Page 284 - Each State, county and district medical society entitled to representation shall have the privilege of sending to the Association one delegate for every ten of its regular resident members, and one for every additional fraction of more than half that number...
Page 325 - ... and ought to be the only acknowledged right of an individual to the exercise and honors of his profession. Nevertheless, as in consultations the good of the patient is the sole object in view, and this is often dependent on personal confidence, no intelligent regular practitioner, who has a license to practice from some Medical Board of known and acknowledged respectability, recognized by...
Page 314 - Of differences between physicians. 1. Diversity of opinion and opposition of interest, may, in the medical as in other professions, sometimes occasion controversy and even contention. Whenever such cases unfortunately occur, and cannot be immediately terminated, they should be referred to the arbitration of a sufficient number of physicians, or a courtmedical.
Page 296 - Columbia to register his or her name at the office of the health department of said District, giving full name, residence, and place of business, and in case of removal from one place to another in said District to make change in such register accordingly.
Page 299 - April twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and eighty, be, and the same are hereby, declared to have the same force and effect within the District of Columbia as if enacted by Congress in the first instance, and that the powers and duties imposed upon the late board of health, in and by the said ordinances, are hereby conferred upon the health officer of said District...
Page 284 - ... privilege of sending to the Association one delegate for every ten of its regular resident members, and one for every additional fraction of more than half that number. Provided, however, that the number of delegates for any particular State, Territory, county, city or town, shall not exceed the ratio of one in ten of the resident physicians who may have signed the Code of Ethics of the Association.
Page 276 - That this Association, in 1870, declared, by an almost equally emphatic vote, that a medical society constituted in part of members who are not licensed to practice in accordance with the civil law governing the practice of medicine in the State or district in which the society is located, is not entitled to representation in this Association.
Page 248 - January forever thereafter, and who shall hold their offices for one year, and until others are chosen in their stead (not less than seven members being present at such meeting) ; and the Society may make a common seal, and may elect into their body such medical and chirurgical practitioners, within the District of Columbia, as they may deem qualified to become members of the Society...
Page 297 - Regulations to secure a full and correct record of vital statistics, including the registration of marriages, births, and deaths, the interment, disinterment, and removal of the dead in the District of Columbia...
Page 25 - That reminds me,' and proceed. Everybody prepared for the explosions sure to follow. I recall with vivid pleasure the scene of merriment at the dinner after his first speech in the House of Representatives, occasioned by the descriptions, by himself and others of the Congressional mess, of the uproar in the House during its delivery.

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