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April 5, 1965

AMA Convention Offers Six Scientific Sessions; 25,000 Physicians Expected

JAMA. 1965;192(1):A31-A32. doi:10.1001/jama.1965.03080140085044

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Abstract

One of the largest groups of physicians in history will converge on New York City this June for the 114th Annual Convention of the American Medical Association.

Dates for the Convention are June 20 through 24, and AMA officials estimate that nearly 25,000 physicians will attend the scientific sessions. Guests, medical students, nurses, technicians, and industrial exhibitors are expected to swell the total attendance to nearly 70,000.

Physicians who attend the Convention will be a part of one of the most outstanding scientific programs ever presented. The chairman of the AMA Council on Postgraduate Programs, Gilson Colby Engel, MD, Philadelphia, explained that members of his Council and representatives of the AMA's scientific sections have compiled a program designed to provide information which will benefit all physicians, including general practitioners and specialists in all types of practice.

Feature of the meeting will be six general scientific sessions, coordinated by the secretaries

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