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May 19, 1962

CONVENTION PROGRAM

JAMA. 1962;180(7):546. doi:10.1001/jama.1962.03050200030010

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Abstract

The American Medical Association's 111th annual meeting will be held in Chicago, beginning at noon on Sunday, June 24, and continuing through Thursday, June 28. The Council on Scientific Assembly offers an outstanding program to the more than 15,000 physicians who are expected to register. "Medicine In the Atomic Age" is the theme of the meeting which will be held in Chicago's new lakefront auditorium, McCormick Place. It will mark the first time that all of the scientific and industrial exhibits and scientific meetings will be held under one roof. The air-conditioned auditorium has every facility for the handling of a big convention, including several excellent restaurants.

The nuclear medicine program, which will be presented on Tuesday morning, is of outstanding interest since it is estimated that more than 500,000 medical patients a year receive radioactive tracers for diagnostic purposes, while an additional 100,000 benefit from isotope radiation therapy. The

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