THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF MEDICINE;
ITS OBJECTS; ITS SIGNS OF PROMISE AND ITS OBSTACLES; ITS FIELD OF WORK; AND SOME SUGGESTIONS LOOKING TO AN INCREASE OF ITS EFFICIENCY.Address of the President delivered at the Annual Meeting in Chicago, Ills., Nov. 13,1889.BY LEARTUS CONNOR, A.M., M.D.,OF DETROIT, MICH.
Fellows of the American Academy of Medicine:
—By one of those strange freaks that make the action of otherwise clear headed people unaccountable, you last year elected me to the office of your chief servant. As I was unavoidably absent from the session during which this action was taken, I did not learn of it until many hours after you had adjourned. Hence, nothing was left me other than to endeavor to understand andexecute your wishes. Respecting the outcome of my service you are all in position to judge. The new plans of operation, proposed by Dr. Gerrish