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Meeting of the General Association of French Physicians
The Association générale des médecins de France held last week in Paris, in the large amphitheater at the Faculté de médecine, its seventy-fifth general assembly since its foundation. Ninety-four constituent local associations sent delegates. The association comprises 10,060 members, 566 having been added this year, but from this number 263 must be deducted by reason of deaths. It has, since the last report, distributed 214,404 francs in the form of benefits in aid of 342 physicians or their families, and has, in addition, accorded pensions to 174 of its aged or disabled members. The local societies all have their own independent treasury for social welfare work, but they send each year to the general treasury one tenth of the dues that they collect (the dues range from 16 to 60 francs, according to the region), and, in addition, a fixed sum of
PARIS. JAMA. 1927;89(2):132-133. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02690020056021