May 3, 1941

Current Comment

JAMA. 1941;116(18):2058. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820180064013

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THE U. S. GOVERNMENT VERSUS A. M. A.—NEXT STEP  On May 2 attorneys for the American Medical Association are scheduled to submit to the District Court three motions together with argument. The motions are: 1. A motion to set aside the verdict of guilty and to enter judgment in favor of the two corporate defendants. 2. A motion in arrest of judgment. 3. A motion for a new trial. No doubt the court will take these motions under advisement with a view to handing down the decision at a later date.

INTERNSHIPS AT COOK COUNTY HOSPITAL, CHICAGO  Until recently the internships at Cook County Hospital were limited to residents of Cook County who were graduates of medical schools in Chicago. By action of the Civil Service Commission the residence requirement has recently been waived and consequently the internships of the County Hospital are now open to graduates of approved medical schools in any part of the country. Cook County Hospital, the largest general hospital in the United States, has a capacity of 3,300 beds and 225 bassinets. In 1940 the admissions totaled

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