December 11, 1948


JAMA. 1948;138(15):1099-1100. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02900150029009

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The St. Louis Session has been almost unanimously praised as one of the most interesting and successful meetings of the American Medical Association. The total registration was 4,526, which included 2,200 Fellows of the Association. So great was the interest that the Board of Trustees is considering the possibility of opening these sessions to all members of the Association instead of limiting them exclusively to the Fellows.

The primary purpose of the Interim Session is the holding of a meeting of the House of Delegates and the provision of graduate medical education for general practitioners of the area concerned. A new technic was used in presenting graduate medical education, and of its abounding success there can be no question. Both the large lectures and the smaller clinics and demonstrations were packed to capacity. The television show provided by E. R. Squibb & Sons, which brought clinics directly from the various

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