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(From Our Regular Correspondent)July 25, 1936.
The Annual Meeting of the British Medical Association
The 104th annual meeting of the British Medical Association was held at Oxford. At the representative meeting a discussion took place on the important subject of the space occupied in the British Medical Journal by the publication in extenso of the proceedings of the scientific sections at the annual meeting. It was moved (1) that it be left to the discretion of the editor as to how fully they be published and (2) that in consequence of the curtailment thus entailed a special edition of the Journal be devoted to papers of the sections. From the last annual meeting these ran to 244 pages of the Journal over a period of twenty-five weeks. While allowed discretion as to the occasional papers, the editor must publish the opening papers of every section. This year there
Foreign Letters. JAMA. 1936;107(11):885-891. doi:10.1001/jama.1936.02770370049017