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The innumerable activities of the government in relationship to medical practice during the emergency have been carefully recorded in preceding issues of The Journal. Through constant contact with authorities in Washington by representatives of the Bureau of Legal Medicine and Legislation, through long distance telephone conversations with government officials and through special conferences held by various officers and committees of the Association with governmental bodies, all this material has been assembled and published at the earliest possible moment. Every one officially representing the medical profession through the American Medical Association has been doing his utmost to secure a maintenance of the ideals of the medical profession in the organization of this work and at the same time to insure to the needy public the right type of medical service. How efficiently these various representatives have functioned is perhaps best demonstrated by the following letter, sent, with the latest information to
EMERGENCY MEDICAL RELIEF AND THE CIVIL WORKS ADMINISTRATION. JAMA. 1934;102(2):133-134. doi:10.1001/jama.1934.02750020045015