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The action of the Board of Trustees at the Cleveland meeting in appropriating one-half million dollars as the Association's initial contribution to an annual fund to be raised by the medical profession to assist the medical schools has been widely applauded as one of the most constructive and important programs ever undertaken by the American Medical Association. In announcing the establishment of this fund, the Board of Trustees expressed the hope that the Association's contribution would be greatly augmented by gifts from many other sources and urged all members of the Association to contribute individually. The initial response of the profession has been most gratifying. Many physicians in attendance at the Cleveland meeting inquired how they should make their contributions, and since the meeting letters requesting similar information have been received daily at Association headquarters.
It can now be announced that the American Medical Education Foundation has been established as
FORMATION OF AMERICAN MEDICAL EDUCATION FOUNDATION. JAMA. 1951;145(3):160. doi:10.1001/jama.1951.02920210032009