The purpose of this Society shall be to confederate into one organization the physicians of Camden County, and, with other County Societies, to form the Medical Society of New Jersey, and through it, with other State Associations, to form and maintain the American Medical Association; to advance medical science and elevate professional character, to strengthen the professional and social ties among its members; and to safeguard the rights and interests of those legally engaged in the practice of medicine; to study the means calculated to render the medical profession most useful to the general public, by sanitary and scientific publications in the Medical Journals and otherwise, and by judicious efforts to influence the enactment of legislation in interests of the profession and the people.