June 29, 1935


JAMA. 1935;104(26):2351. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760260039011

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The annual session of the American Medical Association held in Atlantic City, June 10 to 14, was extraordinary from the point of view of its contributions to the advancement of medical science and as a demonstration of a well-nigh perfectly organized meeting. Letters are pouring into the headquarters office expressing commendation of the Scientific Exhibit and of the lectures presented in the General Scientific Meetings.

The House of Delegates functioned efficiently and completed its business with such celerity that many observers commented on the apparent quiet of the proceedings. This was no doubt due to the fact that the reference committees were so well selected and so assiduous in the performance of their duties that most difficulties were ironed out in the committees. Many listened for hours to those representing various points of view, and the reports which they brought in took cognizance of these expressions and were therefore adopted

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